Any other Winners of this particular competition on Write Out Loud?

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In all my years of writing bad poetry and doggerel, never in my wildest dreams would I imagine that I would be one of the 5 winners in an Award Anthology but that is exactly what has happened and I was stopped by police (for this is a police state) running so fast to the Building Society to pay the cheque for £100.00 in. 


"Excuse me Sir, but we do not think that a man of your age, girth, hairstyle and kidneys should be exhibitioning themselves in such a manner on his Majesty's pavements". 


"But you don't understand officer, I have won a poetry prize" 


"Oh in that case, off you jolly well toddle then Speedy Gonzalez!"


The fact that the prize was awarded by BACS Transfer is neither here nor there when I waived my artistic licence at the officers. So it came to pass that a bad poet and doggerel writer transformed over night into a punchy political poetry operator with a bit of cash in his back pocket. 


I'll give you a clue as to what the poem is about. The kernel of it is actually contained in this blog post


And that is all I can tell you because Poetry Anthologies need to be sold.



◄ The Moon as a Fishing Buoy in Bermo


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Red Button

Mon 28th Nov 2022 21:41

Thanks Leon!

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Mon 28th Nov 2022 12:42

forgive my long time ago acclaim to 5+ minutes of fame
( non intended rhyme-but hey! I'm a natch! )

having claimed Poem of the week with my poem


yours more sin than cerely

PS-should this notification be unacceptable I would like you to know that my arse takes a size ten boot


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Red Button

Mon 28th Nov 2022 11:32

Thank you for reading and responding Uilleam. I am in full agreement with your comments and observations.

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Uilleam Ó Ceallaigh

Mon 28th Nov 2022 10:20

I'm so glad that I spotted your post here-thank you.

I will read your post later on "Bemoaning the state of the high street", and give it the attention it deserves.

Further, on Mental Health,

I CAN well believe that Luciana Berger said:
"It was staggering so few with mental health conditions were in work",

Oh yes: "WORK MAKES YOU FREE", now where have we heard THAT before? Get back to bloody work or else!

And I CAN believe that Berger..."is spending too much time attacking Jeremy Corbyn."

It would not surprise me if Berger joined the Nasty Party, and took to singing the the "Horst Wessel Lieb" at the Tory party conference.

The several year long campaign of slander and smears against Corbyn, carried out from within-and from without the Labour Party has been, and still, is based on a pack of lies.

The NHS and the Mental Health services are doomed if we do not address the enemy within the Labour Party.

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