Monday, 16 July 2012

Chapel Ash # 10

Symbolic black and gold, 
paper mache tray to wheeled machines 
the craftsman’s art, mirrored in 
the smoke blacked air, 
in golden human heart.

1 comment:

  1. John Marston lived at The Oaks on Merridale Rd just off Chapel Ash. His factory made japanned wares, usually black with gold decoration. In the late 19th century he switched production to bicycles, then motorbikes and cars- with the famous Sunbeam name. They were often black and gold too...