Monthly Archives: February 2016

Please sign my petition banning referendum poetry

  I’ve had the call to launch my mission So started up an e-petition Its object honest, pure, and good To save us all, each neighbourhood, From tortured metre, inept verse, Fractured similes and worse Prepared intending to deceive Supporting … Continue reading

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On the early appearance of EU referendum poetry

Tortured non-arguments hidden in verse Are things to which most normal folk are averse. So Leave or Remain camps you know what to do Destroy every stanza mentioning  EU. ‘cos each inept poem, causes such distress Do mankind a favour and quietly … Continue reading

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Loss and absence

When the news broke I turned to my wife. “have you seen?” I said, my voice hushed. She covered her eyes, nodded. I held her. We could do little else. At times like this we need support, the warmth of … Continue reading

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The Jeremy Corbyn story that nobody wanted to publish

It is a great pleasure today to write about the Jeremy Corbyn celebrity tour of Slade prison – known as #JC4PM@SLADE – which the media has failed to cover. I want people to know about the existence of the tour, and … Continue reading

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