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5th October 2010

By Mark Brayley | 2010 October 05

I sang my scales and threw things
in Tescos –
Nuts mainly.
I’m down with Ziggy:
You don’t eat
when you’ve lived too long.
It turned dumb heads
but I stayed
polite.
When I got home,
I stabbed myself
with a fork
and told everyone
to shut up.
(The Gaelic music was too cheerful)
It hurt a bit.
I won’t do that again.
Ink and bruises
aren’t always
for show.

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