Long Distance Ii By Tony Harrison

Long Distance Ii Though my mother was already two years dead Dad kept her slippers warming by the gas, put hot water bottles her side…

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Marked With D. By Tony Harrison

Marked With D. When the chilled dough of his flesh went in an oven not unlike those he fuelled all his life, I thought of…

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National Trust By Tony Harrison

National Trust Bottomless pits. There’s on in Castleton, and stout upholders of our law and order one day thought its depth worth wagering on and…

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Long Distance I By Tony Harrison

Long Distance I Your bed’s got two wrong sides. You life’s all grouse. I let your phone-call take its dismal course: Ah can’t stand it…

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Turns By Tony Harrison

Turns I thought it made me look more ‘working class’ (as if a bit of chequered cloth could bridge that gap!) I did a turn…

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Heredity By Tony Harrison

Heredity How you became a poet’s a mystery! Wherever did you get your talent from? I say: I had two uncles, Joe and Harry- one…

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