Thursday, 17 January 2013

Lock Gate Poetry.

A poem about Lock Gate poems and CaRT.
By Frank Hurst.

Pretty words upon the beam are not a thing of which I dream;
My life would be much more content if the money more usefully was spent;
The canals do not require verse their condition now could not be worse;
Canals are navigations of great age and require a craftsman and not a sage;
So spend the cash for what we need and not for that which you perceive;
Poetry is fine in its place but do not speed a barge’s pace;
Verse will not repair a breach so pack it in and give us peace.

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