Liverpool

I’m a Liver bird, verdigris and aloof.

Ben Johnson's The Liverpool Cityscape, Walker Art Gallery, William Brown Street, Liverpool, Merseyside, L3

They made me their emblem…

Queensway Tunnel ventilation tower, The Strand, Liverpool, Merseyside, L2

They made me rustproof.

Sheppard Robson's University of Liverpool Engineering Campus, Brownlow Hill, Liverpool, Merseyside, L3

And I’ll not leave this city, cos I’m tied to the roof.

Cavern Club, Matthew Street, Liverpool, Merseyside, L2

From Roger McGough, Sylvia Hikins and Dave Ward’s Liverpool Saga (2007)

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