Poetry Blogs (euro2016)
David Franks on WEEKLY WALKABOUTSVERSE, E.G., 222 of 230: FROM THE MINORITY (8 hours ago)
Some say I am a mongrel
Because I have a mixture in my blood
One part Scottish
One part Wiltshire
One part Yorkshire
One part Wales
I was born and bred in Sherwood Forest
North Notts to be precise
In Bassetlaw District Council
In Victoria Hospital
That is no more
Now I know all about the cutbacks
the death of old King Coal
the closure of the railways
Friday 17th June 2016 10:09 pm
We've heard sectarian and racist hate
seen a governing body in a sad old state
fans forced to flee flying fists in fear
but football's problem is not just beer.
We've Neo-Nazis, ultras and yobs
most whom must hold decent jobs.
Some come just for the fight I hear
so football's problem can't be just beer.
We over-pay schoolboy prima-donnas
to create cheap imitation Maradonas
for a si...
Wednesday 15th June 2016 12:36 pm