Nicola Beckett on BANANAS
1 hour ago
Liam Fox fixes roofs by hitting old folks hard,
hammering the benefits that keep them warm and dry.
Alex Wild thinks they won’t recall who cut their fuel,
and even if they did, well he’s expecting them to die
so it doesn’t matter anyway, does it Alex Wild,
to freeze out folk who pay your wages, keep your nazi arse
in a Tax Alliance think tank making money from the old?...
Tuesday 6th October 2015 10:14 am
Under a northern sky,
the colour of slate,
the bones of our fathers
as we climb the hill
to reach the cross
at the summit.
Know your place
child of mill worker,
miner, steel worker,
know your place -
for you are not
of our class,
you have no education
at our schools
Friday 16th August 2013 10:47 pm
A golden apple hangs aloft,
corrupt flesh - rotten to the core
and when it falls, it lays a while
until the vermin come to gnaw.
A bloody tide, ebbs and flows
against Britannia’s exposed shore
while God’s still lapping his sinners up
In distant, godless, fucking war.
A Tory with a mouth of lies
feeds the rich and damns the poor -...
Tuesday 16th April 2013 1:49 pm
Fields Of Carbon And Blood (1984)
You praised as they died in their dugouts
for a cause proclaimed honest and true.
No mention of cowards or traitors -
a justified war to see through.
Now you mock the bravest of fighters
who live to bring coal from the earth.
Not bully-boyed in to your armies -
but pushed down the pits after birth.
They ask for no...
Monday 8th April 2013 6:54 pm