Tuesday, 27 April 2010

Radical Voices

Chartist poetry will rabble rouse again


RADICAL poetry from the era of the Chartists will speak out once more for the democratic rights of ordinary people at a memorial lecture held to celebrate May Day – the International Day of Workers.

Saturday, 17 April 2010

Are We Nearly There Yet?

Hanging On
By Mark Cantrell

Life,
Hanging around,
Waiting to die,
Everything else
Is just killing
Time.


Mark Cantrell,
Stoke-on-Trent,
11 February 2010



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Category: POETRY

Consider This

Reputate
By Mark Cantrell

Reputations,
Like resolutions,
Are made
Only
To be broken.


Mark Cantrell,
Stoke-on-Trent,
24 February 2010



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Category: POETRY

Saturday, 3 April 2010

Bumpy Summer Book

Young, pregnant – and dumped

WHEN Laura Pauley found herself pregnant, she also found herself homeless and out of a job in rapid order after her boyfriend – and the father of her child – told her he didn’t want to know.

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