Discussion in 'Olympics 2012' started by Divisive Cotton, Aug 11, 2012.
A gold medal or bronze?
not her best, but I like the sentiment. She's been an excellent laureatte so far.
Awful. Just awful.
"We sense new weather/We are on our marks. We are all in this together." Reactionary maudlin tripe, just as a laureatte is supposed to produce
If she won't post it on Meth's thread, I ain't critiquing it.
She's done it again:
I wonder if she isn't just taking the piss.
it feels a bit like it. it's devoid of any kind of comment or opinion, and from a literary perspective it's extremely unsophisticated. if you told me it had been written by a precocious fourteen-year-old i'd have no problem believing you.
This gets trotted out every time someone liberal like Andrew Motion (fan of Bob Dylan) or
John Betjeman (keen on environmental protection) becomes Poet Laureate, but it's not true.
Still shit though.
another one for you Santino
Nowhere near as bad as her other contributions to the nation. Could have been a decent little satirical verse if one line wasn't nicked off Auden and the pay off wasn't so abysmal.
Gets away with it in Elveden context.
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