POEM LITTERING WITH INTENT > <META NAME="Keywords" CONTENT="Humanism, atheism, television, media studies, vampires, cthulhu, comics, graphic novels, battle, Moston, goths, night clubs, food, drink, religion, sects, guru, brainwashing, meditation, fun, philosophy, literature, time, Judge Dredd, Dr. Who, flash fiction, fantasy, comedy, beer, pubs, travel, art, history, Civil War Re-enactment, humour, erotica, short stories, links, quicksand, science fiction, SF, trivia, abstracts, haiku, poetry slams, poetry, blogging, myspace, belief, doubt, cynicism, free will, Eastercon, costuming, photographs, scepticism, existentialism, biography, autobiography, books, films, cinema, scripts, Manchester, links to other sites, Arthur Chappell"> <META NAME="Description" CONTENT="Atheism, Religious cults, erotica, humour, Civil War Re-enactment, history, Manchester England, humour, philosophy, book and film reviews."> <script language="JavaScript1.2" src="http://www.altavista.com/static/scripts/translate_engl.js"></script> <meta http-equiv=Content-Type content="text/html; charset=windows-1252"> <meta name=ProgId content=Word.Document> <meta name=Generator content="Microsoft Word 9"> <meta name=Originator content="Microsoft Word 9"> <link rel=File-List href="./poem-littering.with.intent_files/filelist.xml"> <!--[if gte mso 9]><xml> <o:DocumentProperties> <o:Author>Arthur Chappell</o:Author> <o:LastAuthor>Arthur Chappell</o:LastAuthor> <o:Revision>2</o:Revision> <o:TotalTime>6</o:TotalTime> <o:Created>2009-08-19T10:43:00Z</o:Created> <o:LastSaved>2009-08-19T10:43:00Z</o:LastSaved> <o:Pages>1</o:Pages> <o:Lines>1</o:Lines> <o:Paragraphs>1</o:Paragraphs> <o:Version>9.2720</o:Version> </o:DocumentProperties> </xml><![endif]--> <style> <!-- /* Style Definitions */ p.MsoNormal, li.MsoNormal, div.MsoNormal {mso-style-parent:""; margin:0cm; margin-bottom:.0001pt; mso-pagination:widow-orphan; font-size:12.0pt; font-family:"Times New Roman"; mso-fareast-font-family:"Times New Roman";} p.MsoBodyText, li.MsoBodyText, div.MsoBodyText {margin-right:0cm; mso-margin-top-alt:auto; mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto; margin-left:0cm; mso-pagination:widow-orphan; font-size:12.0pt; font-family:"Times New Roman"; mso-fareast-font-family:"Times New Roman";} a:link, span.MsoHyperlink {color:blue; text-decoration:underline; text-underline:single;} a:visited, span.MsoHyperlinkFollowed {color:purple; text-decoration:underline; text-underline:single;} @page Section1 {size:595.3pt 841.9pt; margin:72.0pt 90.0pt 72.0pt 90.0pt; mso-header-margin:35.4pt; mso-footer-margin:35.4pt; mso-paper-source:0;} div.Section1 {page:Section1;} --> </style> </head> <body lang=EN-GB link=blue vlink=purple style='tab-interval:36.0pt'> <div class=Section1> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='mso-tab-count:5'>                                                            </span><b>LITTERING WITH INTENT <o:p></o:p></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal><![if !supportEmptyParas]> <![endif]><o:p></o:p></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='line-height:200%'><span style='font-size:14.0pt; mso-bidi-font-size:12.0pt'>Baked-bean tins and browning banana skins,<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='line-height:200%'><span style='font-size:14.0pt; mso-bidi-font-size:12.0pt'>Dumped in the High Street, right next to the bins.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='line-height:200%'><span style='font-size:14.0pt; mso-bidi-font-size:12.0pt'>A wet mattress makes midnight migration<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='line-height:200%'><span style='font-size:14.0pt; mso-bidi-font-size:12.0pt'>Past the tip, to the old railway station.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='line-height:200%'><span style='font-size:14.0pt; mso-bidi-font-size:12.0pt'>The skips are all starving. Black bags rot away,<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='line-height:200%'><span style='font-size:14.0pt; mso-bidi-font-size:12.0pt'>While rats clip their claws where children play.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='line-height:200%'><span style='font-size:14.0pt; mso-bidi-font-size:12.0pt'>When will we learn to ignore this strange whim<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='line-height:200%'><span style='font-size:14.0pt; mso-bidi-font-size:12.0pt'>To teach our shopping trolleys how to swim? <o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='line-height:200%'><span style='font-size:14.0pt; mso-bidi-font-size:12.0pt'>Our future’s green. That certain enough<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='line-height:200%'><span style='font-size:14.0pt; mso-bidi-font-size:12.0pt'>But things always go green when they go off.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='line-height:200%'><span style='font-size:14.0pt; mso-bidi-font-size:12.0pt'>Poor old planet; you’re a bloody disgrace. <o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='line-height:200%'><span style='font-size:14.0pt; mso-bidi-font-size:12.0pt'>Martians won’t come here. 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