Icicles

They can form in an instant
as tiny waterdrops
crystalize from a great height
as mercury retreats
Race to the grid
a dangerous one
as jack frost waits
to turn rain into ice
Clear as the sunshine shines
they reach for the floor
aiming for a path or brook
only to be stopped – dead
No longer aqueous
More solid than liquid
tiny air bubbles trapped
suspended by cold
And as the icicle grows
the runner up takes the prize
heading for the stream
as no1 gets caught frozen
I’m a poet who hails from Salford , England.  Home to James Joule , LS Lowry and Humphrey Booth – and plenty of other scientists and artists.  These great men have provided me with lots of inspiration in my writing.  I also get inspiration from the countries i visit and events i volunteer at…currently part of the volunteer squad of the Imperial War Museum (North) where i help out in the galleries….you can find me at inkdrops.blog or Allpoetry.com/InkdropK
If you would like to have your work published in The Poetry Bar send your poem, a few words about yourself and the link to your blog to the e-mail poetrybar1@gmail.com

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.