Jetty J Newnham Poems

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On The Road A Recovery Poem

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What's In A Name

Whats in a name

Better than a pep pill


Labels? I don't need anymore labels
I have enough self-inflicted
In life you're pigeon holed, into this, into that.
If you try to do anything different, you're a freak you're ostracized.

A City Escape

There's beauty here hidden deep
Within the concrete & the brick
Sometimes it's hard to find
Within the swells of city life

For Micheal Gove

Who will protect history from the lies
Of jingoistic ministers? Who glory in
War, its victims who laid dying & bleeding
through Mans inventions

Through My Eyes

Through My Eyes

I see versions of myself in the eyes of all I see
In the black eyes of the drunks,

Nhs Sos

All life can start and end here
Here people hear all and treat all

So precious from the start

Sons Of A Dictator

You surround yourselves with lies
And death
You kept tigers as pets
Peoples’ lives were meaningless to you

A Poet

A poet sits open mouthed in shock

The future‘s gone
The future’s lost

Every day the news becomes more and

Recovery Poem

I'm a recovering Rochester boy
recovering from the choices I made

Some memories haunt me

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