Wednesday, 3 January 2018

New Years's Eve

A fire starts in a four by four
Within the Echo Arena car park
Cars parked for
The International horse show.

Spreads it's fingers from car to car
Stroking their sides like a match head
Within hours all cars are incinerated
Including one with children's horse riding gear.

They have a new horse,
The Mother explains-
They'll need to buy new stuff
Should be covered by Insurance.

Fifteen minutes later
People would have drifted in
It could've been much worse
No horses were hurt.

© Amanda Derry

Daughter-in-law's car wrecked at Liverpool fire

Following a breakdown, Amanda joined a Creative Writing class which played a significant role in her recovery. She now embeds literacy skills into classes that she teaches. Amanda also runs the Facebook Group, I Love Writing.