Monthly Archives: October 2014

Sick Note Mick

Sick note Mick has a walking stick Cos the lager made his leg’s all sore But he can’t half run to get on Trap 1 When the hare starts running at Monmore   He nods and he winks and he … Continue reading

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Spanish Dolls (a poem by JB Barrington)

….a gift from Spain they watch the pulmonary vein fill up with chip pan grease a poem for anyone that grew up in the 70s/early 80s….. and for all those memories. JB   Written and performed by JB Barrington http://www.facebook.com/TheWordsEscapeMeContinue reading

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Heroin Hell by Mark Sydenham

Heroin eyes no-one heard my cries or cared for my demise didn’t see the pain in my eyes inside I’d died a thousand times I shirked hard work didn’t care who I hurt I’d rob and I’d steal to make … Continue reading

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The Shake Of A Bucket By The Bargain Bin

The knock at the door The rattle of a tin The shake of a bucket By the bargain bin What pulls on the poor heartstrings Also pulls on the poor people From the cross at the top of the spire … Continue reading

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Is It Fair?

The following poem was written by JB Barrington as a commission by York City Council inconjunction with York Fairness. A film of the poem was also commissioned for One&OtherTV and you can view this at the bottom of the page … Continue reading

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By The Muddy Waters Of The Humber

By the muddy waters of the Humber My maker waits for me I’ll take these pills that were made for thrills And float on out to sea By the muddy waters of the Humber Is where my body will be … Continue reading

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