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Gerard McKeown
Gerard McKeown

Gerard Mc Keown is a graduate of Cumbria Institute of the Arts and became part of the Belfast performance poetry scene. His poetry and short stories have been published in various anthologies and writing magazines. His comedy: 'A Short Play About Stealing Stuff From School' was produced by Theatre By The Lake In Keswick, England. Visit Gerard McKeown's website for more details.

Black and White and Red All Over by Gerard McKeown

Sometimes I feel like I am black and white and red all over.
Not a newspaper,
Nor a penguin with a period,
Nor a zebra covered in jam,
But a joke
One without a punch line
But one that is on the tip of my tongue
And on the point of being told
If only I could make up my mind.



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