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I like to think of my poems as ‘misery with oomph’ taken from observations of life.  I use poetry as a way of expressing my personality. I perform at various poetry events in London and have had a few poems published here and there. I am working towards publishing a book… or maybe two.

X Marks the Spot

11 December 2014


Trying to get in X-Mass spirit!  This poem was penned because a few years ago Radio 4 were after poems and that all entries would be read by John Hegley.  However it would be an unearthly hour in the a.m. and I thought, well, I'll never hear it anyway.  But the demon sleeplessness abounded and this time it was fortunate although having my ear stuck to the radio trying not disturb anyone, intent my listening mission.  Nowt!  I go an write a poem about what I hate and...

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Plead Plead Plead - The App

1 December 2014


I thought I was watching playtime at the local primary school on the tele last night.  See if you can guess what super freak programme it was!! The App Please Please Please Pick me I’m the egoist I’m the IDest I’m the greatest I can throw my toys further I can stab you in the back I can lick your arse I can create a farce I can beg and plead So that you NEED NEED NEED ME Lord Succour...

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