Monday, 13 November 2017

GHASTLY VERSUS UPLIFTING

Prosaic versus poetic

Ekiwah Adler

Norman Perrin draws attention yet again to dread public squalor waiting to be found at the hands of the welfare system:


'Assessment'. Such a sordid word, with so many appalling associations. A barefaced front of pseudoscience. I cannot see how anyone can bear to utter it without a deep shudder.

'Both appeals heard by the same panel'. Against natural justice? Judicial review? Cheaper to buy the e-wheels oneself?

Bureaucracy. Jobsworths. Fairness. Humanity. Where stands the individual soul, the passion, the humanity? The poetry?

Inadmissible evidence

Poet Ekiwah Adler performs his 'Love song to my electric wheelchair':


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