Slam Poem: Cupcakes or Scones

I’ve been posting this video by Holly McNish everywhere since I first saw it. One of her poems on immigration in Britain was posted on Twitter this morning and I started watching some of her others. This one is powerful – such a talented, passionate poet and performer.


…Obsessed with being ‘young’ again as if those times were best
As if Alice stayed down that hole and never left again.
Frozen in tea party time
Madhatters, mice and children’s rhymes
Never women, girls for life
Lollipops and glittered icing…

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