BuiltWithNOF

Michael Gutteridge

The poem was one of 12 shortlisted in the Poem for Manchester Competition run by the BBC, as chosen by Andrew Motion, the Poet Laurete.

Manchester by Carole Houlston

High rising
Energising
Spirit raising
Flag waving
Lowry-loving
Boundry shoving
Cottonmilled
Fountain-filled
Sculpture clad
Football mad
Rainwashed
Canal-crossed
Night clubbing
Shoulder rubbing
Cultureshocked
Bomb-rocked
Unbroken
Outspoken
Manchester

You can hear Carole reading her poem by clicking here.

 

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