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Uchelfannau Penarth

Fel aelodau newydd o Gynllun Datblygu De Cymru, cafodd disgyblion ym Mro Morgannwg fwynhau deuddydd o weithdai wedi’u hysbrydoli gan ddymchwel y ‘Billy Banks’ a datblygu’r Penarth Heights newydd.

Ym mis Mai 2012, ymwelodd disgyblion o ysgolion cynradd Evenlode ac Albert Road â’r safleoedd ym Mhenarth gyda’r awdur Phil Carradice a chrynhoi cronfa eiriau o bethau a’u hysbrydolodd, yn olygfeydd, synau, arogleuon a theimladau. Yna defnyddiwyd y rhain i greu’r amrywiaeth o gerddi isod:

Billy Banks

Hollie Corbett

Look through the fence

What do you see?

Graffiti

Sprayed across

The crumbling wall

Empty?

Or is it just me?

Look through the fence

What do you see?

Danger signs

Glaring at me

Dirty, messy

Rubble on the ground.

Sharp glass

shattered below…

like ice

Look through the fence

What do you see?

Scaffolding

Twining

Around buildings

Like clinging ivy.

I look through the fence

This is what I see…

Penarth Heights

Hollie Corbett

Look through the fence

What do you see?

Shimmering

White buildings

Shining under the yellow sun

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What do you see?

Rainbow

Coloured flowers

Emerging from the earth

Like starts, crawling through the night.

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What do you see?

Gleaming white ice

Like a spotlight under the ghostly pale moon.

I look though the fence

And this is what I see.

Billy Banks

Ollie Stock

Look through the fence

What do you see?

A tower of darkness

Gleaming in the distance

Like a portal

To the past

Leading to the dead.

Look through the fence

What do you see?

A haunting battle field

Shattering

Over me

As the windows smash

And the bricks

Crumble

Below the river

Look through the fence

What do you see?

The old city

of Atlantis

lying under the river

waves curl gently

as churches rot

and graffiti fades

Look through the fence

What do you see?

Billy Banks

Left behind as a memory

An old gorge

Forming

But as always left

Like a rotting

Abandoned dumpster

I look through the fence

This is what I see.

Billy Banks

Daniel M

Look through the fence

What do you see?

An abandoned block

Of ghostly flats

Covered in graffiti

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What do you see?

A great, big building

In an awful state

Looks as if a bomb

Has hit is

With smashed windows

Staring back at me

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What do you see?

A massive ghost town

Wrecked beyond

Your imagination

Like a nightmare

From beauty

to beast.

I look through the fence

This is what I see.

Billy Banks

Molly Chambers

Look though the fence

What do you see?

The haunted, abandoned flats

With smashed glass

Sticking out from the sides of the windows

Like sharp knives.

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What do you see?

The blue bells

Pushing up from the earth

With clear rain drops

Dripping slowly to the wet ground.

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What do you see?

The squishy brown mud

Climbing up my shoes

I looked through the fence

This is what I could see.

Billy Banks

Matthew Barber

Look through the fence

What do you see?

An old building

With ivy growing

Up the sides

Dirty old rags

Jumping out at me

The roof caving in

And graffiti shining

Like a river

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What do you see?

A war zone

Shattered with

Window pane glass

And laden

With rubble

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What do you see?

A home for a squatter

With a bed

And shelter

The rusted old stairwell

Rotting away

To nothing

Look through the fence

What do you see?

Once the best flats

In the world

Now doomed

To the ground

Overlooking the sea

The buildings of Cardiff

And the allotments

Of the houses below

This is what I see.

Billy Banks

Sophie Brewster

Look through the fence

What do you see?

A pitch of darkness

Blitzed

In rubbish and junk

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What do you see?

Shattered windows

Like black holes

Sucking up

The trouble to come.

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What do you see?

Mysterious shadows

Darting to and fro

Causing havoc

Throughout the buildings.

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What do you see?

Cigarette butts

Littered everywhere

Vodka bottles

Crushed larger cans.

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What do you see?

Rotting floorboards

And ceilings

About to collapse.

Look through the fence

What do you see?

A wall of graffiti

Like it’s a sheet

Of paper.

I look through the fence

This is what I see.

Penarth Heights

Sadie Lewis

Look through the fence

What do you see?

New white houses

Gleaming

Where the Billy Banks

Used to be.

Look through the fence

What do you see?

The view going

For miles

From a glistening window

Of the modern houses

Standing confidently

Over looking the view

Of the Bay

Like a 3D map.

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What do you see?

A blue metal fence

In caging

The beauty of the building

For the old houses

To look at

To think about

What they used to be.

Look through the fence

What do you see?

Someone handing over £5000

To the Estate Agent

As happy as can be

Hoping to start a life

Where the children could be

A new married couple

In love.

I look through the fence

This is what I see.

Penarth Heights

Holly Keith

Look through the fence

What do you see?

A white satin cloth

Perfectly draped

Over a futuristic sculpture.

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What do you see?

Neon coloured doors

Welcoming me.

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What do you see?

More and more houses

Engulfing me.

Look through the fence.

This is what I see.

Billy Banks

Kayleigh Taylor

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What do you see?

An old abandoned building

Smelly

Black

Towering over me.

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What do you see?

Black

Smashed windows

Glaring at me.

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What do you see?

Rusty scaffolding

Looking like ivy

Rotting away.

Look through the fence

What do you see?

Graffiti shining

Blinding me

I look through the fence

And this is what I see.

Billy Banks

Victor Rogan

Look through the fence

What do you see?

Dirt, rubble and mud

Spread out in front of me

Look through the fence

What do you see?

An abandoned building

Glaring at me

Look through the fence

What do you see?

Careless graffiti

Staring at me.

I look through the fence

And this is what I see.

Billy Banks

Courtney Evans

Look through the fence

What do you see?

Graffiti

Glaring at me

Look through the fence

What do you see?

Mud and rubble

Falling on me.

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What do you see?

Smashed, jagged windows

Pointing at me.

Look through the fence

What do you see?

An old scarecrow

Drooping

Lonely

Like he’s stalking me.

I look through the fence

This is what I see.

Billy Banks

Ellie Hain

Look through the fence

What do you see?

Tall abandoned buildings

Imprisoned

From within.

Look through the fence

What do you see?

Rubble tattooed

With graffiti

Pink, green

Blue and red

Symbols and names

Where beauty

Used to be.

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What do you see?

Damaged goods

Like bombs

Had detonated there.

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What do you see?

An old Catholic church

Left to rot

Alone

I look through the fence

And this is what I see.

Billy Banks

Katie Nicholl

Look through the fence

What do you see?

An old grey building

Secrets of the past

Standing

Feeble and dangerous

A magnet

For trouble.

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What do you see?

A coat of misfortune

Covering everything

Never-ending darkness

Within.

Look through the fence

What do you see?

Graffiti

On overgrown

Dark walls

Like rainbows

In the night.

I look through the fence

this is what I see.

Penarth Heights

Samuel Barden

Look through the fence

What do you see?

QR Codes

On the boarding

Black dots

On a four sided shape

A square.

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What do you see?

A building site

With a view

On the

Blue shimmering sea.

Look through the fence

What do you see?

A bright pink hat

Standing tall and proud

Glancing at me.

Look through the fence

What do you see?

A green barrage

Holding the water

To stop it

Spilling

All over me.

I look through the fence

This is what I see.

Billy Banks

George Cowley

Look through the fence

What do you see?

An over-grown ghost town

Where flats used to be.

Look through the fence

What do you see?

A trouble zone

Abandoned

Like a crime scene

Smashed windows

Staring out at me.

Look through the fence

What do you see?

An unstable building

Crumbling like salt

Now squatters home

Which they shouldn’t be

I look though the fence.

This is what I see.

Billy Banks

April Corbett

Look through the fence

What do you see?

Empty, deserted flats

Old rotten carpet

Flying

From shattered windows.

Look through the fence

What do you see?

DANGER KEEP OUT

UNSAFE BUILDING

Staring at me.

Look through the fence

What do you see?

Ivy growing

Up to the abandoned

TV

Ariels

Like slithering snakes.

Look through the fence

What do you see?

Stagnant

Dirty puddles

With no-one

To play in them.

This is What I see.

Billy Banks

Bronwen M.J.

Look through the fence

What do you see?

Old, grey, broken-down buildings

Where flat used to be

Smashed windows

A teenager’s hideout.

Look through the fence

What do you see?

Ivy

Growing up the concrete

Graffiti

Staining the walls

Boarded up doors

Abandoned blankets

Scattered

On the ground.

Look through the fence

What do you see?

Balconies

Crumbling away

Danger signs

All around

Yet it seems

There’s something there

Creeping through the dark

Forgotten flats

Alone

Always alone.

Look through the fence

What do you see?

A creepy scarecrow

Staring at me

Scaring away

Unwelcome visitors

It seems as though

It’s warning me

To go

And never come back

This is what I see.

The Billy Banks

Anna

Look through the fence

What do you see?

An abandoned

Ancient building

Waiting for trouble

To strike

The ghost

Of laughter

Lingering.

Look through the fence

What do you see?

Smashed glass

Glinting like diamonds

Scattered over

The uneven rubble.

Look through the fence

What do you see?

Ivy

Dead and depressing

Crawling

Up rotting

Graffiti-imprinted walls.

Look through the fence

What do you see?

Flats

Battered and old

Looming over

Everything

I look through the fence

This is what I see.

Billy Banks

Leah Edwards

Look through the fence

What do you see?

A land

Buried in misery.

Look through the fence

What do you see?

A house

So desperate

Old and ever so unfree

Look trough the fence

What do you see?

A dark, sad hole

With no evergreen.

Look through the fence

What do you see?

Some old, old beds

With sheets unseen.

I look through the fence

This is what I see.

Billy Banks

Charlotte W.

Look through the fence

What do you see?

A blood-curdling view

My eyes chock-full

An unbelievable scene,

Look through the fence

What do you see?

Abandoned buildings

Left alone

Smashed windows

Graffiti

Frightened

Shivers

Run through me.

Look through the fence

What do you see?

Broken, trampled on

Allotments

A scarecrow

Rubbish

Like a ghost village.

When I look through the fence

This is what I see.

Billy Banks

George Bailey

Look through the fence

What do you see?

A muddy carpet

Hanging from a smashed window

Separates the dark

Damp house

From outside.

Look through the fence

What do you see?

An abandoned playground

Sitting still.

Look through the fence

What do you see?

Battered old houses

Rotting away

Strung with ivy

Looking like a war zone.

This is what I see.

Billy Banks

Jack Ruelle

Look through the fence

What do you see?

A battered block of flats

Abandoned for demolition

Rotting stairwells

Rusting ariels.

Look through the fence

What do you see?

Ash covered buildings

With windows smashed

And cracked

As if whacked

With gleaming iron poles.

Look through the fence

What do you see?

Ivy growing up walls

Graffiti very loquacious

Carpets

Old manky bedding

Thrown out to rot.

Look through the fence

What do you see?

St David’s hotel

Wafting into view

Like a ship sailing

Into dock

Massive millennium stadium

Looming towards me

Waiting to host a match

This is what I see.

Billy Banks

Connie Shah

Look through the fence

What do I see?

A grey ramshackle building

Looming over me.

Look through the fence

What do you see?

Windows smashed

And broken

Like an

Open mouth.

Look through the fence

What do you see?

Dirty, stinking clothes

Hanging on the tree

Ivy clambering up

Collapsing walls.

Look through the fence

What do you see?

It looks like a bomb

Has dropped

Like a horrifying

Crime scene.

This is what I see.

Penarth Heights

George Jones

Look through the fence

What do I see?

A pristine, glistening house

Like a big, solid diamond

Lighting up the scene.

Look through the fence

What do you see?

A priceless, beautiful gem

People buzzing around show homes

Like busy bees.

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What do you see?

A haven of luxury

Compared to its neighbour

A slab of doom

A piece of gloom

Glaring back at me.

Look through the fence

What do you see?

An unreachable dream for many

Like a mansion built from solid gold

The owner’s pride and joy

The centre of their life

This is what I see.

Billy Banks

Oliver Marsh

Look through the fence

What do you see?

A tall abandoned building

Towering over me.

Look through the fence

What do you see?

smashed up windows

And ivy

Growing up the walls

Like a snake crawling up a tree

Air where people used to live.

Look through the fence

What do you see?

Cardiff Barrage

Emerging from the grey

Murky fog

You can just make out

The ghostly figure

Of the ice rink.

Billy Banks

James Dawson

Look through the fence

What do you see?

Demolition tracks

Tearing through

The rotting buildings

Like a bulldozer

Through plastacine.

Look through the fence

What do you see?

Deserted flats

Growing with green ivy

Glaring at me

Look through the fence

What do you see?

A haunted ghost town

With dull, dirty balconies.

Look through the fence

What do you see?

A war zone

With gangs

Surrounding me.

Billy Banks

Owain Lane

Look through the fence

What do you see?

Grey flats

Looking as if

They are like old

Bombed prisons

With burnt rags

Everywhere.

Look through the fence

What do you see?

Squatters

Staring at me

Filling the dark

Abandoned flats

Like a

running tap

filling a glass.

Look through the fence

What do you see?

The blown up flats

With ivy

Wrapping around

Like a snake

Killing me.

I look through the fence

And this is what I see.

Billy Banks

George Price

Look through the fence

What do you see?

A builder’s yard

Horrible

Murky

But good

Waiting to be

Look through the fence

What do you see?

A big, imposing building

Peering over me

Giant, smashed windows

Giving me a scare

I hope who did this

Is not up there.

Look through the fence

What do you see?

Beautiful allotments

Overseen by a drooping scarecrow

Now it’s all just

Boring graffiti.

Look through the fence

What do you see?

Birds living

Like squatters

In unsafe

Abandoned buildings.

This is what I see.

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