Bolton's Punk Poet, Bolton WOL organiser, MC, vox & guitarist poetry, music and comedy combo Bard Company, and poetry/music combos Bard 2 the Bone and Passover - Bolton/Wigan Digger & promoter for Half Evil Promotions Bolton!! Forthcoming GIGS! 19 Nov - Bolton WOL - Bolton Socialist Club, Wood St Bolton 1 Dec - Bard Company - The Station, Ashton-U-Lyne 15 Dec - Bard Company - The Snug Atherton, Guitar n Verse Xmas special with open mic £2 on the door 17 Dec - Bolton WOL - Bolton Socialist Club, Wood St Bolton HALF EVIL PROMOTIONS I'm a promoter for Half Evil Promotions. All events have headline, support & open mic slots. BOLTON WRITEOUTLOUD! 2017 - Back to Sundays! - 3rd Sunday every month 7.30 pm - now at Bolton Socialist Club - next WOL nights - 2017 19 Nov 17 Dec GUITAR N VERSE! 15 Dec - G n V Xmas special @ the Snug Cafe, Atherton, Bard Company plus open mic, 7pm £2 incl raffle Anyone wanting to know more or wishing to perform at our gigs email email@example.com
Auschwitz - Lest We Forget ‘Arbeit macht frei’ It said on the entrance gates Of course work didn’t make them free It just postponed their fate Almost as big a lie As the holocaust Never happening at all Seventy years since the liberation The day the Soviet Army took control The remaining survivors return Their harrowing stories told Over a million gassed or shot or beaten, burned and starved to death Mainly Jews the hated race The housing estates of evil still remain In memory as bleak as ever Rose said she hates the sight of it But at least we can’t forget ‘How could they kill babies’ ‘How could they kill babies’ Zigi said with tears in his eyes He was ‘lucky’ and useful for work Unlike his family who didn’t survive The Nazi atrocities won’t be the last Since the Aushwitz outrage Countless millions more have lost their lives An ABC guide to genicide Africa, Bosnia, Cambodia To name but a few to pay the price Six red candles burning bright One for each million Jews who died How could they kill babies How could they tell such lies When will the world learn When will we respect another’s life? Jeff Dawson January 2015
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