letterhead

the abc of love

December 7th, 2011 § 0

123
abc
i love you
you love me

that’s the way
it’s meant to be
i suspect your husband
won’t agree

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i can’t live without you

November 23rd, 2011 § 0

i can’t live without you
he whined
so she killed him
just to be kind

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don’t look back

September 28th, 2011 § 0

you know when you look back
on all the mad things you’ve done
in your life
and it seems like it was someone else?
doesn’t work
in court

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alcoholic materialism

August 24th, 2011 § 0

marx said
equality
is a bourgeois construct

engels said
aye
but it’s still your fucking round
y cunt

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dylan thomas

August 24th, 2011 § 0

dylan thomas raged against
the dying of the light
never paid his lecky bill
the drunken little shite

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the cheque’s in the post

July 26th, 2011 § 0

rappers don’t boast
a slice of toast
contains more protein
than a sunday roast
crippen was a good host
hamlet never saw a ghost
of all the nationalities
the scots love the english most
jeffrey archer’s novels
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Allen, Richard


Richard Allen was born in Liverpool, in 1964. He did not write the “Skinhead” books and has never played drums for Def Leppard. His style has been described as ‘John Hegley meets John Cooper Clark, gets pissed with Spike Milligan, and vomits through T. S. Eliot’s letterbox.’