Back from the future: a poem by Robin Parker

This poem was written at an Overspill workshop led by poet John Lindley which the Langley Writers took part in in November 2019. Back from the future Eight immigrants, Indigenous population absent, Writing in refurbished Community centre, Heading for mists of history. Riverside from Merseyside Control Bowlee Park, Control most of overspill. Rest consisting of […]

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Now and Then – Langley

The neighbourhood is dark and dreary, Boarded up houses, people weary. Pensioners with nowhere to go Families just putting on a show. Everyone trying to do their best Living their lives in this great big mess! That’s what I thought before I found Community centres all around. Places of activity Groups for them and for […]

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HOME: Poems written at Woodclough Day Centre

Home I wouldn’t like to live there, if the wind got up you’d blow over! That’d be nice, I’d like a swimming pool I wouldn’t like to pay the electric bill I’d have that grass cut in no time This house would be easy to do the pointing I prefer this cosy cottage I think […]

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