Tuesday, 8 April 2008

Let us start with a premise : free poetic guides
in the daily broadsheets are not pitched towards
the working classes. Let us start with a reprise :

Percy Bysshe Shelley born in Sussex to the family seat
grows to concentrate on scientific studies, after Oxford
applies amnesia to his first wife - Harriet Westbrook -
suicide by drowning in the Serpentine in 1816.

Following tha massacre in Manchester writes 'The Mask of Anarchy'
about the abuse of military power & eleven civilian deaths
- a clear sloganeering ballad for the oppressed to understand -
a precious intellect from a Sussex family seat can incite
Rise like lions after slumber / In unvanquishable number -
what did the man whose nose was sliced by sabre make of this?
For those who lost, had hope, had already put their bodies
forward to make their oppression felt - did the verse
make clear, console, unite, give reason, justify?

Let us start with a premise : free poetic guides
in the daily broadsheets are not pitched towards
the working classes.

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