The Ofi Press Magazine

International Poetry and Literature from Mexico City

1 Poem Published

 By Alison Brackenbury, UK (Published in Issue 16)

Peckham’s Poem

 I love Peckham.
God loves Peckham.
More Power to the People.
Stop this!
Save our new Jena-ration
or we have no Future.
More Power to the Police.
Don’t stop da Love.
Jesus Christ.
Change and Respect.
Peckham is home.
Don’t kill my son.

Alison Brackenbury compiled this poem from the messages written on  Post-Its stuck to a boarded-up shop whose window had been damaged in the London rioting last year. (Photo: REUTERS)