Advice – Written Tuesday 15th February 1994 and October 1994 (Aged 18/19)


get this
life is just out of sight
come back
it is alright
really alright
make it to the morning
and you will have survived the night
what hope have we got
when the children
are tired and do not want to fight
what has happened to the world
when the adults no longer have advice
what has become
when the adults
are as frightened as the young
get this
the message is ours to tell
let’s start again

James Garratt – 1994

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