Meltdown - words and images from a yorkshire foundry
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Other poems:
Foundry Man
No 159
Who’ll Gimmie Mi a Job Nah
Our Canteen Ladies
Dinner Line
Lights Out
The Company Watch
A Little Ditty
A Tale to Tell


The Ice Cream Van Cometh

The ice cream van’s chimes
Reminds me of summer’s long gone
When we sat with our backs against the warm red brick foundry wall
Watched the world go by

Now the ice cream van tolls our knell
As we sit with our backs to the wall
The world watches us go by.







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