You will put on a dress of guilt and shoes with broken high ideals
So it's off with the shellsuit and on with the Armanis, Bring out the champagne and the caviar sarnies
Noone knows and noone seeswe lovers doing what we pleasebut people stop and point at theseten milk bottles a-turning into cheese
I was put off by people at school - my cabbage wasn't as good as other people's, you know, so that put me off.
If I do a poetry reading I want people to walk out and say they feel better for having been there - not because you've done a comedy performance but because you're talking about your father dying or having young children, things that touch your soul.
People can put their best poems straight onto the web.
Wasn't a bad party really Except for the people
The general at the radar screen he should have got the sack But that wouldn't bring Three thousand million, seven hundred, and sixty-eight people back, Would it?
The general at the radar screen Rubbed his hands with glee, And grinning pressed the button And started world war three.
.. I stood up and said it was a pity that the world didn't nearly end every lunchtime and that we could always pretend..
Yes, you can feel very alone as a poet and you sometimes think, is it worth it? Is it worth carrying on? But because there were other poets, you became part of a scene. Even though they were very different writers, it made it easier because you were together.
Whereas with poetry no one has to show anybody really, and you don't have to tell anyone you're doing it.
There's the moon trying to look romantic Moon's too old that's her trouble Aren't we all?
When the busstopped suddenly to avoid damaging a mother and child in the road, the younglady in the greenhat sitting opposite was thrown across me, and not being one to miss an opportunity i started to makelove
I'm terrified of switching the computer on because there are so many poems.