Adrian Henri Poems

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1.
Love Is...

Love is...

Love is feeling cold in the back of vans
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2.
Without You

Without you every morning would feel like going back to work after a holiday,
Without you I couldn't stand the smell of the East Lancs Road,
Without you ghost ferries would cross the Mersey manned by skeleton crews,
Without you I'd probably feel happy and have more money and time and
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3.
Any Prince To Any Princess

August is coming
and the goose, I'm afraid,
is getting fat.
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4.
In The Midnight Hour

When we meet
in the midnight hour
country girl
I will bring you night flowers
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5.
I Want To Paint

I

I want to paint
2000 dead birds crucified on a background of night
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6.
Tonight At Noon (For Charles Mingus And The Clayton Squares)

Tonight at noon
Supermarkets will advertise 3d EXTRA on everything
Tonight at noon
Children from happy families will be sent to live in a home
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7.
Adrian Henri's Last Will And Testament

`No one owns life, but anyone who can pick up a Fryingpan owns death.'
William Burroughs
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8.
Galactic Lovepoem

Warm your feet at the sunset
Before we go to bed
Read your book by the light of Orion
With Sirius guarding your head
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9.
Liverpool Poems

I

GO TO WORK ON A BRAQUE!

2

Youths disguised as stockbrokers
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10.
Me

if you weren't you, who would you like to be?

Paul McCartney Gustav Mahler
Alfred Jarry John Coltrane
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