Around the screen the community gathers,
Kauto Star goes head-to-head with Denman
at Cheltenham (closest since Arkle beat
Mill House in 1964) , a man with no teeth
asks a younger woman who she's backed -
she says A Fistful of Dollars (each way).
He replies : "a fistful of bollocks" & laughs.
Hip-to-hock Denman's The Tank & does the job.
Fuckin told ya John, fuckin told ya
Behind the screen a black & white photograph
of soldiers smiling in a shelled-out building:
BOMBING OF DAGENHAM CIVIC CENTRE.
A small man approaches the bar in a helmet,
the barman asks why he's got it on -
I'm looking for someone