Butlins

It’s holiday time, we’re going to Butlins Only fifteen sleeps ‘til our only break From this grimy, shitty council estate This holiday made of fine gold plate It’s going to be great, it’s a break from depressing It’s going to be bloody great! Two little girls in the dodgy hood Council kids but our mannersContinue reading “Butlins”

Mocking Bird

Based on a real life case. Child cruelty breaks my heart. Poor innocents. Poem is written for spoken word, so the rhyming and meter are pretty loose. Mocking Bird Hush little baby don’t say a word Mamma’s gonna buy you a mocking bird And crazy mamma’s off her head, fucking sky high And if youContinue reading “Mocking Bird”

The Birds and the Bees

How do you have sex mum? How are babies made? Then I glance at my phone And see my son has been asking our friend Google Home And our Google friend is no holds barred He says the penis goes inside the vagina And I gaze at these robotic, grown up words And wonder ifContinue reading “The Birds and the Bees”

We Didn't Care

Runny nose Scabby knees Skimming pebbles Climbing trees Dirty plasters Nits in hair Grimy hands We didn’t care. Cast off clothing Socks as gloves Bin bag sledges Dens above Staying out Til sun had gone Love me not Am I the one? Sindy dolls With butchered hair Times were hard We didn’t care. Slides standContinue reading “We Didn't Care”

Britain's Breadline Kids

Britain’s Breadline Kids We are breeding the next generation Of Britain’s breadline kids. Kids who have nothing but low expectations Kids who know no, they know low, they know how low life goes They know they are the empty at the bottom of their piggybank They know they are the broken Barbie with butchered hairContinue reading “Britain's Breadline Kids”