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‘The Distribution of Voice’ by Martin Harrison. Reviewed in SCARP 23, 1993…
I watched her flip-flopping through the mall,hurrying with trepidation to the welfare office,her black and white striped dress stretched farbeyond chic and her hair stylishly dishevelled. Her coarse voice first caught my attentionas she yelled a…Continue
This is for Second-Hand Harry and Chip-Fat Franco. The neat, second-hand furniture shophas gone, I got my bookshelves there.If I pressed, carefully, not too hard butfirm and fair, I could always get a goodprice, on the right day, a free…Continue
No bozos please,or floppy shoes,No three ring capersfor the ignorant foolsNo ring top connivance,or a multicoloured facadeNo squirting flowersfor those that do harmI tie a string around my fingerReminding me not to trust.Your pie chucking's wearing…Continue
This is dedicated to the memory of Iain David McGeachy, known to most as John Martyn who, at the far too young age of sixty years, made his final curtain call January 29th 2009. I knew him then – way back in the day -when he was wild and could never…Continue