End of an era

I love to see examples of Nature taking back/breaking down the works of humankind. A poem in my book, Towards Humanity, deals with this very subject: the poem is called ‘Roofscape from Manchester Art Gallery’. However, here is a wonderful example that is just around the corner from where I live.

You might be pleased to know that the post box is still in use!



It’s all over now

no more calls

and ivy climbs up the bloody walls




About jadedmountain

I am a poet, living a rural life in south-west Wales. The purpose of this blog is to publicise my poetry.
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3 Responses to End of an era

  1. This picture is amazing. I’ve heard or read that these old red (green in Ireland!) boxes are saved as national monuments or so. True?


  2. Every now and then I fancy what would all the world become if all human beings disappeared. I remember you wrote a poem about this many many years ago saying something like “.. if everyone died and only I was left alive…”


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