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

The Match
Thursday, 05 July 2018 17:04

The Match

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The Match by Helen Burke Because ok lets face itLife is a match.You know it and I know it,And where you sit depends how it goes,And – you never get to pick your own team,And so much depends on the colours of your scarf.(None of this is by choice –…
Capitalism Aggressive, At Its Best
Monday, 25 June 2018 12:49

Capitalism Aggressive, At Its Best

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Capitalism Aggressive, At Its Best by David Susswein   the sales are at the pitmine the sales are in the minds of the working class told to work for dignity the sales are in the cleaner scrubbing floors her betters have dirtied   the sales are in the minds of…
Bertolt Brecht Offers Advice to Waverers about Attending the Great Anti-Trump Demonstration (London, July 13th, 2018)
K2_PUBLISHED_ON Friday, 22 June 2018 22:29

Bertolt Brecht Offers Advice to Waverers about Attending the Great Anti-Trump Demonstration (London, July 13th, 2018)

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Bertolt Brecht Offers Advice to Waverers about Attending the Great Anti-Trump Demonstration (London, July 13th, 2018)  by Chris Norris You say: ‘it’s not my business, my concern,Nothing to do with me. My voteWent to the good guys, those who’d turnThe horror-show around’ – I quoteYour own words back at you…
The Truth Behind the Wire
K2_PUBLISHED_ON Wednesday, 20 June 2018 20:27

The Truth Behind the Wire

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The Truth Behind the Wire by Kevin Higgins Kindly disregard the attention seeking cries of the few.They are child actors being given scripts by liberals. Most of the young people there are delighted withwhat we’re doing. There is no policy of separation from parents. It’s just if you’re going to…
at wembley dogs
Monday, 18 June 2018 20:35

at wembley dogs

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at Wembley dogs by Martin Hayes at Wembley dogs we used to buy brown Hofmeister bottles of beer and jump all over the seats that people once sat in to watch England win the World Cup we used to eat hot dogs longer than our cocks and run up and…
Grenfell Day
Thursday, 14 June 2018 08:22

Grenfell Day

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It's a year since Grenfell Tower in west London was destroyed by a fire that killed 72 people. Grenfell Day by Rip Bulkeley Like any and every other daythis one was filled with happiness,with loss and crime and ice-cream vans,with lovers' confessions and catastrophes,with hopeless refugees, with foolishness and failures,with…
King Lear and the Fool in the Storm by William Dyce
Wednesday, 13 June 2018 16:32

Tragedy: a caution from Brecht

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Tragedy: a caution from Brecht by Chris Norris Our representations of human social life are designed for river-dwellers, fruit farmers, builders of vehicles and up-turners of society, whom we invite into our theatres and beg not to forget their cheerful occupations while we hand the world over to their minds…
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