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Heart of Stockport II


Stockport town is upside down


Blue skies, regret for the river that was

I caught your cobble-stones with conviction

Voices from the youth skimming across the waters


Love is underfoot, under wet sand


Throw stones at the past; take care of the present; enjoy a future.


Red streaks blurring wistful meanderings

Lose yourself in the labyrinthine city

This hour, this day, this moment.


Beneath the sand,

The smell of sunburnt ducks and trollies in fading light.




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Nigel Astell

Wed 10th Jun 2015 15:45

From the heart of Stockport a collage poem is born.

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