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?