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SHAZAM!

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Hereward The Wake - Last of the English!

 

The Lone Ranger gallops through the suburbs,

his sidekick on the smaller horse. Legends

gather, like tumbleweed – Beowulf, Robin Hood.

He’s making for the badlands of the best

hotel, where blue-chinned ones with foreign names,

amidst the liquor and the girls, conspire…

 

Elsewhere, no one is wholly innocent

but in rhetorical worlds – Question Time

in the House, the lounge of the Albion,

the Synod – there are only opposites.

‘Good’ and ‘evil’ have a human shape…

 

The gun smoke clears and everyone is dead.

“Long live Captain Marvel!”

 

‘AI’ & ‘REMEMBRANCE OF THINGS PAST’: POEMS & GRAPHICS

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The poems were inspired by conversations with the artist, Evie Chapman. The ...

‘A SHROPSHIRE LAD’…

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…is the first book of poetry I owned – a breast pocket ...

THE FASHION OF THE EARTH

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In a letter published in The Times in May 1936 – the ...