Socialist Poet Society

This is a light-hearted page with serious intent and is not just for poets.  We are happy to accept poems from members and like minded people.  However, we do need to restrict the number of poems that we publish.

North West France branch of Labour International has a resident poet, Paul Kirkman, who has recently produced an e-book of poems called  Charente Mist.   Some of his poems with a political or campaigning theme are listed below.

Click on the poem name to see the full text of the poem.

Poem                                                Poet

Fracking                                          Paul Kirkman
Guts in a bucket                              Paul Kirkman
The Count                                       Paul Kirkman

This year’s National Poetry Day in the UK will take place on Thursday 6 October. The theme for 2016 is ‘Messages’    [more info]