Handy to know

Our hands are our tools.Our hands give out rules.They can help a man,they can build a dam.Our hands can help us further –our hands can commit murder.Our hands can pick up.Our hands can tell others to shut up.Hands that tell the time.Hands that can make a ryhme.

My favourite dish

By Mark Quinn My favourite dish Dish of the day,that’s what I say;I’ll make it in my bowl of clay.What shall I have? Hummus and peas?Go on then, yes please!I’ll pick some berries from the treesand get some beans from the deep freeze.I’m a vegan,so no cheese please.I’ll use my favourite spoon.Enjoy your dinner, I’llContinue reading “My favourite dish”

The street poem

Walking down the street,cobbled stones beneath my feet.Houses built from stone and brick,the nosey neighbours don’t miss a trick.The street has only one blossoming tree;where the birds and wildlife are set free.On the street there are no cars;just happy people selling treatsstuffed into marmalade jars.On the street nothing happens that’s tragic –because the street isContinue reading “The street poem”


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The mancunian poet

This is my life, this is your life, this is our life. This book is filled with thought-provoking poems. If you’re black or white, rich or poor, male or female or ‘they’ or ‘them’…this poetry book is for you. Let your mind run free, not on what we CAN’T do, but what we CAN do.Continue reading “The mancunian poet”

Stay safe

The streets are so empty and the world is so low,when will we get back our humanity glow?We all sit at home and think of the worstand keep ourselves protected from this deadly curse.We think of our families,we tighten our purse;we hope this doesn’t become any worse.So stick together in spirit and mindand someday soonContinue reading “Stay safe”