Olden days way back coal slack
Derelict mines chimney stacks
Biting winds-the sand is black
Pinched and poor we ain’t got jack.
©Alison Jean Hankinson
This is a Tanaga for d’Verse, it consists of a quatrain made up of 7 syllable lines with same rhyme.
We are in the North-East and it is a post-industrial landscape, and this is a tribute to the blood, sweat and tears of the colliers who contributed to making Britain the First Industrial Nation. #northernspirit #northernsoul