Bolton's Punk Poet, Bolton WOL organiser, MC, vox & guitarist poetry, music and comedy combo Bard Company, and poetry/music combo Bard 2 the Bone - Bolton/Wigan Digger & promoter for Half Evil Promotions Bolton!! Forthcoming events 24 July - Jeffarama! - Fox & Goose Hebden Bridge 7.30 27 July - Diggers warm up event - Bolton Socialist Club, 4-10pm Jeffarama! 8 Aug - Jeffarama! - The Exchange - Bradford 7.30 9 Aug - Bard Company - Old Courts Wigan with Brandon Lee Webb Band 7.30pm 17 Aug - Bard Company - Northern Green Gathering - Ashbourne Derbyshire 18 Aug - Bard Company - Peterloo commemoration, Albert Sq, Mcr 12 noon 7 Sept - Wigan Diggers Festival, 12 noon - 9.30pm Wigan 17 Nov - Bard Company - The Station, Ashton-U-Lyne - 3pm HALF EVIL PROMOTIONS I'm a promoter for Half Evil Promotions. All events have headline, support & open mic slots. BOLTON WRITEOUTLOUD! 3rd Sunday every month 7.30 pm - now at Bolton Socialist Club - next WOL nights - 2019 21 Jul 18 Aug 15 Sep 20 Oct 17 Nov 15 Dec GUITAR N VERSE! Anyone wanting to know more or wishing to perform at our gigs email firstname.lastname@example.org
Please shake my hand... I don't know it it's just me these days things hit me hard overcome by waves of emotion too many close to me have left this world too soon Maybe we'll meet on the other side maybe those dark days will help me see the light maybe, just maybe Puts things into persective I see conflict all around the world imploding in an undercurrent of hate None of us is perfect I don't always get it right but surely life's too short is it worth the quarrels, the fights? A country on the edge, click, click, click a world even worse, like a time bomb ticks cyber attackers have us worried sick Another worrying rise from the right no end to terrorism in sight No end to the arms race slowing down the time has come to rally round Whoever you are, wherever you're from if you are without prejudice you are welcome in my home welcome in my town If you see me, pleaase shake my hand before it all comes crashing down... Jeff Dawson (c) December 2016
All poems are copyright of the originating author. Permission must be obtained before using or performing others' poems.
It's OK, NOT to be OK... (13/05/2019)
Divided City, Divided Land? (24/04/2019)
They were only saying their prayers... (15/03/2019)
The kids are alright! (27/02/2019)
Grenfell Falls Green (20/06/2018)
A Brief Moment in Time (16/03/2018)
While the Salvation Army Band Played On (24/12/2017)
No Surrender (18/07/2017)
Blog link: https://www.writeoutloud.net/blogs/jeffarama
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