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Clap For Key Workers

Ten weeks on,

clapping for key workers is coming to an end

Clap your hands,

in appreciation, for their dedication we commend

 

Every person,

old and young, women, men, girls and boys

Clap your hands,

whistle, shout, cheer, together make some noise

 

At the window,

by the front door, on the step or in the street

Clap your hands,

bang a drum, beep a horn and st...

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Key Worker

The chemistry of lock-down music is key the

Need to look after your

Mood paramount so

Facing an hour or two of ambivalent toil

I tried Macarthur Park

Then Easter Parade and

Now I'm wondering if Richard Harris

Ever met Judy Garland

Or if she was pals with Ginger

Though I suspect not, anyway its

Something to research tomorrow

Between a chorus of tap-dancing e-mails a...

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Renee By A Thread

Audio reading: https://soundcloud.com/tomalexwrite/renee-by-a-thread

 

Down the corridor, comes a scream
Was it physical pain
or the horror of finally learning
the way this game is turning
They took your clothes
gave you a gown
there was nothing to do but lay right down
Now, the machine breathes
for you
hung by a thread and leaving soon

Faint flashes behind tired eyelids
recalle...

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