|Exhibition Square, York|
Today's prompt, from the Poetry School once more, is to write in the style of Anglo-Saxon poetry, alliterative, punchy. And, as my first line, I have taken a line from Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, as interpreted by Simon Armitage.
This poem, the first half shown here, is a (mainly) river-themed geographical autobiography:
Where will you be? Where’s your abode?
You deserted the Mersey, perched on the Pearl,
were corralled in Cheshire, debauched in York ...