Book: ’16 The Age of Discontent – a ranting, rhyming, revolting review of the year


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A collection of poems charting the eventful year that has been 2016. From floods to the EU referendum, Oscar Pistorius to the failed Labour coup, from Syria to Trump, from the London Mayor to the Olympic games, rail strikes to the barred list at the Half Moon, Herne Hill. It’s all here!

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  1. Sandbags and Gladrags
  2. Rachman’s Heirs
  3. Tell Me Jeremy
  4. Man in the Border Post
  5. Clean for the Queen?
  6. Haiku series: International Working Women’s Day
  7. Zero Hours
  8. Change Here Please
  9. Wondering Eyes
  10. Autism Bewareness Month
  11. The Barred List at the Half Moon, Herne Hill
  12. Queen Vic (Let’s Do It)
  13. Zac and the Whistle
  14. Crazed Loner
  15. Not Like Us
  16. Haiku: Exit Left?
  17. I Write This Poem With a Heavy Heart
  18. Love Labour’s Lost
  19. I Will Be With You, Whatever
  20. Her Name is Reeva
  21. If You Can’t Beat ’Em, Cheat ’Em
  22. The Strike Train
  23. The Eleventh Commandment
  24. The Sexism Olympics
  25. #labourpurge2
  26. Bodily Fluids Interception Team
  27. Haiku: Eleven Plus
  28. How to Bring Back the Hunt
  29. From Alex, 6 Years Old
  30. R-SOL: Rejection for Speakers of Other Languages
  31. 21 October 1966
  32. Memento Mori
  33. Pro Patria Mori
  34. Rudolf the Unionised Reindeer