Weather by Paul Brookes

a hears thunder
it were thee ont stair

a see leetnin’
it were thee at neet
wi thee torch art
changin’ fuses.

a hear rain ont roof
it were them damn pigeons

a hear crack o’ doom
but it were thee flushin’ bog

never listenin’
to damn weather man agin

Paul Brookes was poetry performer with “Rats for Love” and his work included in “Rats for Love: The Book”, Bristol Broadsides, 1990. His first chapbook was “The Fabulous Invention Of Barnsley”, Dearne Community Arts, 1993. He has read his work on BBC Radio Bristol and had a creative writing workshop for sixth formers broadcast on BBC Radio Five Live.

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