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

A Jolly Good Show
Friday, 11 March 2022 08:31

A Jolly Good Show

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A Jolly Good Show by Steven Taylor The British response is a note in English Pinned to a door in Calais explaining to Ukrainians That they need to go to Paris or Brussels For the necessary forms to be completed before Forward travel can be considered. We have Oligarchs to…
Volodymr Vladimir
Thursday, 10 March 2022 14:33

Volodymr Vladimir

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Volodymr Vladimir by David Erdos I never thought I would put the words Robert RinderIn one of these poems, but when he wrote of ZelenskyIn the Evening Standard, eyes bright – the story Struck hard, as did Zelensky’s piano renditionOf Hava Nagila for Rinder, not to mention his roleAs light’s…
Culture Matters presents: A Fish Rots From The Head
K2_PUBLISHED_ON Thursday, 03 March 2022 10:31

Culture Matters presents: A Fish Rots From The Head

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Culture Matters is pleased to announce a special event in our digital reading series: the online launch of the free flash anthology A Fish Rots From The Head, with selected readings from our contributors. Featuring artwork and poetry from over 100 contributors from England, Scotland and Wales, the anthology is…
Wern My Fault
K2_PUBLISHED_ON Wednesday, 02 March 2022 09:51

Wern My Fault

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Wern My Fault by Mike Jenkins There wuz this fuckin ard gangLed by this bloke Vlad(Arfta some ol rooler). Ee didn give a toss'Bout trainers on wires,Ee wan’ed more terrortree. We wern gunna take no messin,Ee knew t keep out -We’d flash ower weapons. No way ee’d risk it,Noh even…
Red Alert
K2_PUBLISHED_ON Friday, 18 February 2022 12:47

Red Alert

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Red Alert by Steven Taylor I’ve been anxious since the warningMy partner has brought in the window boxesWe don’t want them to kill someoneIf we had a cat we’d have told himAnything can happen now it’s gone to redI’ve just seen a pigeon struggling, flutteringIn the wrong direction. Imagine whatIt…
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