A few people have asked us post the words to the poem about the proposed library cutbacks, read out at the Another Way meeting on Thursday night so here goes..
The Disgust of an Author.
By Helen Smith.
Libraries are meant to inspire us to conjure up thoughts anew,
They’ve got sod all conection to how many press up you can do.
What will the archery lot use for a target, perhaps a dictionary or two?
A book is best read ‘neath a blanket, aside a really good light,
Take a book swimming? Gasp! Good grief, what a plight!
What use is a bookmark ‘gainst a shuttlecock in flight?
Sporting and libraries are incompatible bedfellows,
I how our call tonight does not fall on ears that are hollow.