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My book shelf

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My book-shelf

is

filled with

the campaign

medals,

self-awarded,

from battles

with

an inadequate

education.

 

Words and image Tommy Carroll

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Ramsbottom Literary and Arts Festival

On 21st November 2015, we all swing into action to light up the whole town with words and arts!

Make a day of it.. Arrive on the ELR as part of their Ales and Tales event. Come for brunch and leave your kids writing in the library 

Events for all the family all day and an 'adults only' theme in the evening as poetry meets burlesque.

See the website for details www.rammylitfest.com.

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Writing 'proper' poetry

Peppercorn eyes or was it peppermint eyes, does it matter?

Something...orginal eyes! Something blazing eyes...something dreamy and crapper.

Yes, so he tasted of morning breath and the blandness of saliva

but just write that he tasted of strawberries and hope because that sounds a lot nicer!

...Wait... stop! The ryhme is off!

Can you have more ryhme this time, less variation.

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That's so gay

When we think about the freedoms

our ancestors thought for,

the cracking of the great enigma.

Futile hopes soaked in apple-core tears

crashing like a faulty application.

 

Remember, that's so gay.

 

When you websling like Spidey

page to page.

From songs on YouTube,

to memes about Derp...

remember his hurt.

 

Remember, that's so gay.

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October 2012 issue of Lastbench

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Though the October 2012 issue of Lastbench was out a month early, the post has delayed for any justifiable reason. But the policy remains same, please do drop your address on our website www.lastbench.org for complimentary copy and the existing mailing list is being taken care of.

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You Can’t Get Tits on a Kindle – an ode to Generation OMG

You can't get tits on a kindle,

so put that Amazon one down.

Your materialistic bullshit

truly does make me frown.

 

I got by on handmedown clothes,

chick sticks and Aldi own brand.

You really look silly with that massive phone kid,

it's bigger than your hand.

 

To me COD was a special chippy tea

on a Wednesday night, granddad got it for me.

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