Posts tagged ‘portsmouth’

February 15, 2020

The Square Tower

by Jem Croucher

Where once King Henry the Eighth resided
overlooking the Solent right there
In Portsmouth old city on the sea wall
still stands the Tower of Square

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January 19, 2018

Of lions and gulls

by Jem Croucher

In Portsmouth the lions
outside the Guild Hall
sit patiently waiting
and watch over all

They can never of course
leave their posts as that would
disciplinary matters
be as they should

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January 17, 2016

Nighttime falls on Portsmouth

by Jem Croucher

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Nighttime falls across the Solent
seen from Gunwharf Quay
On the Portsmouth waterfront
looking out to sea

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August 9, 2015

Steeplejacks

by Jem Croucher

 

Watched men on the Spinnaker Tower
Suspended high up in the air
You’ll have to peer hard at the picture
But I can attest to them hanging up there

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January 5, 2015

Solent

by Jem Croucher

 

Wightlink ferries come and go
From the isle across the water
As back to Portsmouth once again
We take our youngest daughter

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December 15, 2014

Mary Rose

by Jem Croucher

 

Warming cockles with a Costa
Down in Portsmouth, on the quay
HMS Warrior, through the window
Sally, Holly Ann and me

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September 7, 2014

Sofacrash

by Jem Croucher

Methinks more trips to Portsmouth
May well be coming soon
As my daughter’s new-found term-time gaff
Is close to Wedgewood Rooms

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June 20, 2014

Spinnaker

by Jem Croucher

Took a trip down to Portsmouth

The sun was shining bright

The Spinnaker Tower in all its glory

Was an awesome sight

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