Posts tagged ‘Newcastle’

April 5, 2019

Newcastle-on-Tyne

by Jem Croucher

I’m back up in Newcastle
but am posting a view
from when up here last
As nothing’s here new

Being back in this city
is so pleasing for me
As it’s differs from Sussex
and there’s so much to see

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May 10, 2018

Four gulls

by Jem Croucher

Four gulls flew in
from the fog on the Tyne
up here in Newcastle
Knew they were mine

Here to welcome me
to this wonderful city
which I have to leave
today, more’s the pity

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February 23, 2018

A pint at The Bridge

by Jem Croucher

Back up at The Bridge Hotel
between the city walls
Overlooking Gateshead
On the Tyne, Newcastle calls

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March 4, 2017

And if I thought…

by Jem Croucher

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And if I thought the sunset view
was a lovely sight
Just imagine my reaction
when I saw it later at night

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March 3, 2017

Room with a view

by Jem Croucher

 

So, the view from my room
overlooking the Tyne
is spectacular as ever
in the evening sunshine

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March 1, 2017

Back to Newcastle

by Jem Croucher

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On my way back to Newcastle
today on the train
I’m prepared for the cold
but it looks more like rain

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April 16, 2016

Newcastle

by Jem Croucher

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Lindisfarne echoed
across Newcastle tonight
The fog on the Tyne

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December 17, 2015

Changes

by Jem Croucher

 

These bright city lights
with gossamer sheen
In Newcastle
where I have been
This morning dash
with good intent
culminate
these months I’ve spent
And this resolute yet
misty day
could change it all
in every way

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October 10, 2015

Thank goodness for i-Pods

by Jem Croucher

 

I have six hours of travelling
to the North East again
As I’m bound for Newcastle
on a Virgin fast train

I’ll pass the time writing
a poem or two
Or watch the world passing
outside, like you do

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March 26, 2015

Five bridges

by Jem Croucher

 

Gleams the sun
on slow Tyne
Five bridges reflected
the moment, mine

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January 27, 2015

Midnight lights

by Jem Croucher

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If truth be told
At past midnight
Newcastle is
an awesome sight

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January 26, 2015

Four thirty five AM

by Jem Croucher

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Four thirty-five in the morning
Everyone still fast asleep
But I’m up and awake and ready to go
As I have an appointment to keep

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January 17, 2015

Newcastle bridges

by Jem Croucher

 

It’s bitter cold in Newcastle
Here on the River Tyne
But from my waterfront hotel
The view I have is fine

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January 16, 2015

Northern bound

by Jem Croucher

 

Left Shoreham on a crystal day
Northern bound am I
Heading up to Newcastle
Where snows awaiting lie

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