Learn More

Steven Harris


A Council Estate


Fag ends fill the road
empty cider bottles across the green
the glow of the street lamps fill the
street with a sunset shine as it bounces back
from the fallen rain
broken glass on the pavement from a
smashed up black bmw
the loud chants and screeches from the park
from eccentric teenagers
sirens from afar fill the night air
blue lights rush by from time to time
and light up the estate like lightning
music from the council house across the
road
reggae, soul and gangster rap
the loud chants of drunkards spill out
from the open windows
a council estate a night
bliss.

Submitted: Saturday, June 15, 2013
Edited: Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Comments about this poem (A Council Estate by Steven Harris )

Enter the verification code :

There is no comment submitted by members..

Trending Poets

Trending Poems

  1. If, Rudyard Kipling
  2. Daffodils, William Wordsworth
  3. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  4. Alone, Edgar Allan Poe
  5. Alone And Drinking Under The Moon, Li Po
  6. If You Forget Me, Pablo Neruda
  7. Phenomenal Woman, Maya Angelou
  8. Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night, Dylan Thomas
  9. A Visit from St. Nicholas, Clement Clarke Moore
  10. All the World's a Stage, William Shakespeare

Poem of the Day

poet Li Po

Amongst the flowers I
am alone with my pot of wine
drinking by myself; then lifting
my cup I asked the moon
to drink with me, its reflection
and mine in the wine cup, just
...... Read complete »

   

Member Poem

poet Marvin Brato Sr

New Poems

  1. Hounds, Anuradha Bhattacharyya
  2. Decide and follow, hasmukh amathalal
  3. If luck ends, hasmukh amathalal
  4. Love grants, hasmukh amathalal
  5. Figure out, hasmukh amathalal
  6. For our crimes, hasmukh amathalal
  7. A Lone In The Jungle., Chinweokwu Sunlight M. Ndubu ..
  8. Hypnosis, Naveed Khalid
  9. Dancing with Santa, Kirti Gupta
  10. Welcome to Heaven, Tayyab Ijaz
[Hata Bildir]