AS a bus driver based at Arriva, Heckmondwike, for the last five years. I see and hear many things, funny, puzzling and bizarre.
So in my spare time I write poems and rhymes and because I have become so affectionate of the local community thought I would share this poem.
My Adopted Town
The northern town of Heckmondwike, is a place where I’m employed.
Its community there is warm, which over the years I’ve enjoyed.
People that I work amongst there, are like traditional Yorkshire folk,
Even through hard times, they find time to laugh ‘n’ joke.
I sincerely love my job in Hecky, and the community that I serve,
The hospitality I receive there, is more than I deserve.
Sometimes I think of Heckmondwike, as my adopted town,
Its people lift my spirits, on days when I’m feeling down.
Today I can relate to Hecky, she is now part of my life,
I can nearly almost say, I respect her like my wife!
Hecky’s people are the tops!