Monthly Archives: June 2013

The Painter (a poem for Fathers Day)

(For Jack 1938-1988) As the raindrops dance on the plants at the top of the gardenthe sun’s begun to shineand it shines for youAnd each and every flowerevokes a memoryof the work on hands and kneesyou used to do Can … Continue reading

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Too Many Fingers (not enough feet)

There’s too many fingers and not enough feetacross the length and breadth of BritainPolitics and passion seem right out of fashionwhere the protest song’s no longer writtenWhere whinging sheep, stoned and asleep,are a key punching angry societyNo condemnations just celebrationsfor … Continue reading

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Mam

Mam what’s for tea Please can i have 50p For some packs of Panini football stickers Mam can i have a quid There’s this lad that knows our kid He’s selling the tags that go on the laces of ya … Continue reading

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Darts In The Wash House

My first bike was blue he painted it redPolice brought me home and sent me to bedStones on the track for a British Rail trainFishing the boat shed in the cold pouring rainDarts in the wash house round ours after … Continue reading

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Problem Reaction Solution

Present them a problem covertly of course So horrific to ensure they implore Create and evolve an ostensible pretext Then hatch your plans for made up war The reaction desired sure will be acquired When your media beams out the … Continue reading

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