Author Archives: JB Barrington

About JB Barrington

The words & verse of JB Barrington; performance poet from Salford. Lovely stuff, touches heart strings and the odd raw nerve - Johnny Vegas Great poems; great delivery - Terry Christian A warm charm, a rapier wit and a real appreciation of words - Louder Than War

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Sign For His Overtime

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Can You Spare 20p For A Cup Of Tea

Can you spare 20p for a cup of tea? your change wont change what they think of me can you tear that nescient poster down that assumes I beg for rocks and brown before you blame the fruit on the ground … Continue reading

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Poetry is it? Ah’ll give ye poetry

Originally posted on From Catalunya To Chorlton:
This blog started out as a guide to Barcelona and I used to really enjoy doing it. I’ve been living in Manchester for over a year and in truth it’s taken me that…

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Let No Hands Choke

Let no hands choke the voice in your throat when you’ve chance to rearrange Make yourself use your right to choose to do nothing puts paid to a chance of any change There’s power in your ink on the cross … Continue reading

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The Promise Of A Bowl Of Dripping

Stay at home and sit by the phone while hope is slowly slipping You wait in line for a waste of time and the promise of a bowl of dripping You can’t contact them they contact you cos the phone … Continue reading

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Gone With The Ships

Gone With The Ships (a poem for Shelagh Delaney)   Raised letters on slugs of metal all moulded in reverse Punched through an ink soaked ribbon for ten days worth of words   The smell of the grease paint the … Continue reading

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Strange-Days in Strange-Ways (Kickstarter Fund)

KICKSTARTER FUND FOR “STRANGE-DAYS IN STRANGE-WAYS” How would you like your name on the credits or even a background part in a new Manchester/Salford film starring Shaun Ryder, Bez, Clint Boon, John Cooper Clarke, Tom Hingley, Dave Spikey, Rick Witter, … Continue reading

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*WARNING* This interview contains strong language. If you are easily offended – this BLOG POST is not for you.

Originally posted on forgottenbeeblog:
With a long list of big names on board, ready to spill the beans of their encounters with one of the most notorious bands of their time. Forgottenbee talks with film producers “Low Flying Geese” about…

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The Boy Wonder

You were style and you were beautiful You were smart and you were cool You were the soundtrack to my adolescence You were my favourite subject at school You were the way I thought You were all I bought You … Continue reading

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