Poetry

Poetry

It goes on one at a time,
it starts when you care to act,
it starts when you do it again after they said no,
it starts when you say we and know who you mean,
and each day you mean one more.

Marge Piercy

Taking Back Control: Stand Up to Racism, National Unity Demonstration against racism and fascism, November 17, London
Tuesday, 13 November 2018 16:39

Taking Back Control: Stand Up to Racism, National Unity Demonstration against racism and fascism, November 17, London

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Taking Back Control (ad hominem Hardcore Cathartic) by Jim Mainland First I took that Boris cunt and stuffed him arse-first through his own letterbox. Knobbed him up his fulgent niqab. Hijabbed his burka blowhard.He was on his way back from ‘jogging’ (notice you never see him actually jogging, just the…
Be There! Stand Up to Racism, National Unity Demonstration against racism and fascism, November 17, London
Tuesday, 13 November 2018 16:23

Be There! Stand Up to Racism, National Unity Demonstration against racism and fascism, November 17, London

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Be There! for November 17 Stand Up to Racism National Unity demonstration against fascism and racism, London By Chris Norris A very British sort of coup,That's how the thing began.No soldiers on the street, a fewMore cops, no master-plan(Or so it seemed), same TV crewPlus smiling anchor-man,The tabloids quiet, with…
Fixing The National Discourse
K2_PUBLISHED_ON Thursday, 08 November 2018 12:15

Fixing The National Discourse

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Fixing The National Discourse for an Doctúir Mary McAuliffe by Kevin Higgins When each adjective, noun, verb, and swear wordhas been put through the purifying machine we’re perfecting,those found wanting abolished by our all conquering delete button;to safeguard our newfound purityit will be compulsory for urban district councils, kindergartens, universitiesand…
We Will Be Free! Bread and Roses Poetry Anthology 2018
K2_PUBLISHED_ON Monday, 29 October 2018 21:05

We Will Be Free! Bread and Roses Poetry Anthology 2018

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Len McCluskey introduces the Bread and Roses Poetry Anthology 2018. We are fast approaching the end of the 2010s. It’s been a decade tarred with the brush of austerity. A decade of unparalleled inequality, where the rich are getting super-rich and the majority of people in poverty are also in…
Power Play
K2_PUBLISHED_ON Saturday, 27 October 2018 20:30

Power Play

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Jonathan Edwards introduces Power Play, Mair De-Gare Pitt's new collection of poems, with images by Jill Powell. What is politics? When I was a younger person, growing up in the South Wales Valleys in the late 1980s, a far-off and mythical land where cornflakes were splashed not with milk but…
Social Mobility
K2_PUBLISHED_ON Wednesday, 24 October 2018 18:41

Social Mobility

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Social Mobility by Peter Raynard roll up roll up enter prize for enterprisers, why?we will see you through our newly decorated economic portals like a win on a fairground shy no longer a museum piece of shame the historical artefact uncovered by do-gooding just enoughs to take away the talent…
National Poetry Day: you ask us why we fight
Thursday, 04 October 2018 09:46

National Poetry Day: you ask us why we fight

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you ask us why we fight by Fran Lock you can make an inkblot of your nosebleed if you want to. talk and tsk and suckyour teeth. conspiracy and crucible, and last of all is cliché: fighting irish. Tell mehow my fist offends propriety, then name me one good thing…
National Poetry Day: Anatomy of a Bomb Scare
Thursday, 04 October 2018 09:30

National Poetry Day: Anatomy of a Bomb Scare

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Anatomy of a Bomb Scarefor Jacqueline Walker by Kevin Higgins Tasks such as this are typically implementedon deniable mobile phones,ordered by a raised eyebrow or nodfourth or fifth floor of an unpainted, concrete building,about which no more can be said because, for reasons obvious to both The Guardian and the…
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