Tributes to Misery

Looking over the shreadlines pieces made during my first Poetry Machine workshop with and for Soft Touch Arts and Leicester Libraries I realise that at least two of them have become for me football poems, in fact World Cup poems. The above shreadlines cardboard box hanging was originally titled Box Clever but now it’s renamed TRIBUTES TO MISERY.

TRIBUTES TO MISERY

Business killed away-day
Brick by brick house flooding
Assaults on youth clueless council
Cup half-empty tributes to misery
Box clever increase fertility
In collision nail biting rider charged with sex
Handling goods patient says: BRAZIL

Paul Conneally and the Poetry Machine Crew
New Parks Library, Leicester, June 2, 2014

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