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Poetry on the Picketline Gone Fishin’ by Niall O'Sullivan

To understand
the orbital pull
of London, head
to the Square Mile

on a Sunday. Take in
the shuttered shops
and punterless taverns.
Note that
the centre of all this
noise and money
is fundamentally

This looks forward to the day when the hedge-fund managers and vulture capitalists sling their hook.

Poetry on the Picket Line is a squad of like-minded poets putting themselves about to read their work on picket lines, in the spirit of solidarity. Invitations to rallies etc. welcome, contact The new Poetry on the Picketline anthology is available at


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