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Pepys Estate - Peter Watson

Peter Watson was an 80s South London performance poet who round the alternative cabaret circuit and Apples and Snakes alongside the likes of Porky the Poet, … 200 more words



I woke up today hoping to understand life

The beauty of everything in it

Really, everything seemed right

Stood up from bed, hoping to be lucky today… 84 more words


GENIUSES: get in here


There are seven dogs in this picture, but only one is real.

Look carefully, and comment the number of the real one.


Pat Arrowsmith

Pat Arrowsmith was a pacifist and socialist. She was jailed 11 times for her non-violent direct action. She organised the first British protest against the nuclear weapons establishment in Aldermaston, Berkshire, in 1958. 250 more words


The Harlem Dancer

The Harlem Dancer

Applauding youths laughed with young prostitutes
And watched her perfect, half-clothed body sway ;
Her voice was like the sound of blended flutes… 103 more words


Babylon By Bus

This a 162 bus on route KU1 to Kingston University in west London.


Poetry International '84

There’s a lot of talk about how mainstream poetry is nowadays, but back in the 80s we were covered in national music papers, to a predominantly non-poetry audience. 41 more words