jingle jingle!

jingle jingle!

1.2.09

tornado in newcastle






STEAM ENGINES AT NIGHT


Thick soot,
oil dripping,
white steam
of engines
sleeping.
Shed
under dusk,
the smell of metal
sweating
rust.
Beneath this canopy
of black dust,
the smoke of power:
thunder
at peace.




KEITH ARMSTRONG


Upperby Locomotive Shed,
Carlisle.

the jingling geordie

My photo
whitley bay, tyne and wear, United Kingdom
poet and raconteur