My Friend Comes From Manchester' is a video of Nat Clare and Paul Blackburn performing the poem on the notorious TV programme "The Word" on Channel 4 - which is a national television station in the UK.


Click on a name to see other poetry - some links are to other sites

* Barry Ferguson * Paul Harris * Joint Poems * Paul Blackburn * Nat Clare

Every Saturday morning you went to the flicks
The cowboy film would come on. You knew me.
You waited for me. I excited you. Admit it.
But you despised me. You saw me as the representative of evil.
You wanted my death.  You cheered it on.

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In homage of Allen Ginsberg but dedicated to Bolton Wanderers.