A BRILLIANT BRILLIANT poem about trains – Southern Trains in fact by Nathaniel Tapley

Listening to Radio 4 while I was working today heard this one: The Ballad of Southern Rail This is the tale of Southern Rail And the trains that failed and failed and failed. These are the passengers lost at the station, Dashing twixt platforms post alteration. Some have gone feral and howl at the moon. …

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Great poetry!

The Listeners BY WALTER DE LA MARE ‘Is there anybody there?’ said the Traveller, Knocking on the moonlit door; And his horse in the silence champed the grasses Of the forest’s ferny floor: And a bird flew up out of the turret, Above the Traveller’s head: And he smote upon the door again a second …

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Every day…

… some new do-gooder is trying to save us from ourselves. We have so many laws and safety commissions to ensure our safety that it seems nearly impossible to have an accident. The problem is that we need accidents, and lots of them! Danger is nature’s way of eliminating stupid people. Without safety, stupid people …

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