Poetry

Mine, and occasionally others'.

Family Values

Son's dressing up, he looks pretty in pink
Dad's in the kitchen, his arms in the sink
Daughter's out fixing the car with her tools
Mum's on the picket line, breaking the rules​

Cup Final Conundrum

On the occasion of the 2016 FA Cup final between Manchester United and Crystal Palace:​

Who to cheer today at Wembley's meeting?
One club sent us down with flukes and cheating
The other's filthy rich and so elitist
My position? Revolutionary defeatist

 

Royal Babylon: A Celebration Against the Monarchy

21/04/2016 - 19:00

At Housmans Bookshop, 5 Caledonian Road, N1 9DX London

Housmans Bookshop commiserates another royal anniversary with Heathcote Williams reading from his long-form prose-poem ‘Royal Babylon’ and acclaimed lefty performance poet Janine Booth.

A representative of Republic, the campaign against the monarchy, will also discuss the case for entering the 21st century.

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