Read ‘em and Weep
ISBN 978-1-9161479-6-6 | 94pp | 2020
Filled with acerbic humour and cynical, lyrical, well-crafted verse, Read ‘em and Weep is a poetic diatribe, issuing challenges to political governance, corporate greed, unwarranted entitlement and the North/South divide.
“With more bile than an overactive gall bladder, Thick Richard is back to put the doss in dossier.” - Marvin Cheeseman, poet, raconteur, bon-viveur & lepidopterist
“Searing and satirical; he is at once voracious, vehemently opinionated and very very good.” - ARGH KiD, wordsmith sensation
“Not just a collection of verse, but a manual for survival.” - Dominic Berry, Glastonbury Festival poet-in-residence
"His work splits sides and rallies spirits in equal measure." - Rob Steventon, Punk in Drublic
“His wit, humour and pinpoint observation, provide a poetic hammer to smash down on all those heart-shaped fingers which perpetuate our oven-ready, sanitised culture.” - Andrew Graves, Mulletproof poet
You can watch the recording of Thick Richard's book launch on YouTube.