Armitage highlights the selfishness and absurdity of our attitudes towards the homeless by having a homeless person speak them
‘Give’ by Simon Armitage
Of all the public places, dear… 477 more words
Simon Armitage (for it is he)***: I am talking to William Thirsk-Gaskill, the celebrated writer of short fiction, and powerhouse of West Yorkshire performance poetry. 413 more words
Today is the 9th day of Christmas and ’tis still the season to be jolly.
It has been an eventful time. My true love and I have celebrated our 26th wedding anniversary, and I like to think of us as a pair of carthorses pulling the Waggon of Marriage up the Steep Hill of Compromise. 379 more words
It wasn’t the most poetic of settings. Just a car park in the rain.
Stoked with New Year bonhomie I’d already decided to pass my ticket on to somebody. 114 more words
It was Christmas at Camelot – King Arthur’s court,
where the great and the good of the land had gathered,
all the righteous lords of the ranks of the Round Table… 175 more words