Posts tagged ‘Merseyside’

February 27, 2016

The sea and a secret

by Jem Croucher


Tall master in the Albert dock
at rest on Merseyside
I wonder where her keel has been
in oceans far and wide
Her rigging whistling in the wind
sails tied down and furled
She’s keeping that a secret
from an unenlightened world

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February 26, 2016

A day with the fab four

by Jem Croucher

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For a moment today I went back in time
and stood with four Liverpool chaps
John, Paul, George and Ringo too
whilst tourists around me took snaps

Later on I met Eleanor Rigby
In a street as she sat all alone
Cast in bronze for all time by Tommy Steele
on a bench not of wood but of stone

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March 19, 2015

Liverpool green

by Jem Croucher


In the streets the Fab Four made famous
I came on St Patrick’s day
Green and revelry all around
Great views across the way

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