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Random Poem:

a contempory twat
matrinh20

We would watch Corrie then, because it was on.  
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We watch it now, but with more conviction.  
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We ate burgers and beans on toast,  
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before there was Balti with Peshwari Nan  
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and the cans were Long Life and Double Diamond,  
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not bottles of Becks and cheap Rioja.  
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The displacement of these objects  
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represent increments of advancement in our chronology.  
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The fundamental dynamics of progressive change.  
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Your dad smoked Number 10  
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because he was a tight fisted old jewbag.  
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He avoided the expressions of faint disappointment  
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that manifest upon the faces  
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of those offered such economical fags.  
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by not doing so.  
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He was always contemptuous of me  
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because I was a twat
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but now I’m only an arsehole.
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