2 thoughts on “British poetry and politics

  1. Star poems win Kit awards

    ARTS: Two poems published in the Morning Star have won Poetry Kit Awards for 2011, Star poetry editor Jody Porter revealed today.

    The poems were Hindenburg Heart by Simon Barraclough and Orgreave by Ian Parks.

    Hindenburg Heart comes from Barraclough’s collection Neptune Blue.

    Orgreave recounts the eponymous battle during the 1984-85 miners’ strike seen through the eyes of one of the pickets’ children.


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