Punk Poetry

Some fairly typical punk zine poetry from Sign of the Times, No.2, 1983.
Not sure who the Faaatcha one is by.
Soldier is by curmudgeonly folkie Harvey Andrews. The song was inspired by an event which happened in Belfast, Northern Ireland. In 1971 Sergeant Michael Willetts of 3 Para cleared a room in Springfield Road RUC Police Station of civilians because a bomb with a short burning fuse had been planted by the Provisional IRA. After the room had been cleared, Sgt. Willetts then slammed the door to the room which contained the bomb, but realising the door was not strong enough to absorb the blast, he pressed his body against the door, shielding the people on the other side. The charge exploded, and he was killed instantly.

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