Posts tagged ‘Spain’

September 14, 2019

Parc Guell

by Jem Croucher

11 of 12 in “the bucket list” series from Jemverse

Gaudi continued smashing
bits of china for Parc Guell
in the hills of Barcelona
to which we’ve been as well
It really is quite lovely there
and not one to be missed
if you like us are working
through a growing bucket list

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September 11, 2016

Malaga II

by Jem Croucher

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On our last day in Malaga
it was a cultural day
Leaving early when still cool
to find the castle way

Views of the city from the top
with honeysuckle there
Then down through shaded alleys
Roman columns everywhere

The Museum of Picasso
was the next thing in mind
but Jackson Pollock’s ‘Mural’
was an extra special find

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September 10, 2016

Seville

by Jem Croucher

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We thought it was hot in Lisbon
but when we got to Seville
the mercury was climbing
above thirty-eight until
it peaked up there at thirty-nine
as we wilted on the street
and if it wasn’t for the water sprays
we’d have melted in the heat

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September 5, 2016

Vigo

by Jem Croucher

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We actually weren’t expecting rain
but it only stayed an hour
Refreshing as we climbed the hill
for the Vigo castle tower
The view up at the very top
took in the sweeping bay
with our ship down in the harbour
on this, our third cruise day

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August 30, 2016

Malaga I

by Jem Croucher

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Boarding our Dreamliner
Thompson did us proud
For we had extra legroom
and the engines weren’t too loud
The outbound flight as always
thrilled us to the core
England disappearing
through the window there we saw

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August 29, 2016

Departures

by Jem Croucher

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We’re sitting in Departures
waiting for our flight
We’re feeling quite excited
just like we were last night

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