City Life | Peter Matthews

Riverside cities of wood, glass, and stone

Crowds densely packed yet often alone

Everyday scurries to work and back home

Life is a barrel of fun


Glass fronted buildings stretch up to the sky

How is it possible man reached so high

Years flew so quickly and some passed me by

Life was a barrel of fun!

Peter Matthews, a country boy at heart, lives with his wife in the suburbs of Nottingham, England.  His greatest achievement is that he has aged fairly gracefully but has avoided growing up.  Peter has written poetry from the age of sixteen and blogs regularly at

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