“Student fees protests: Does rioting change anything?” (Claire Everett)

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clutching at the hope
that one day I will
get through to you…
the warm trickle of blood
from the stone in my hand

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Headlines:

“Student fees protests: Does rioting change anything?” (BBC)

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Poem by Claire Everett (see poet biographies). Read more by this poet.

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  1. Laurence Stacey

    This is an excellent tanka, Claire. My breath stopped when I first read the poem. The pivot is well placed and really magnifies the images. Lovely work!

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