Title: The News

Author: Bill Manhire

In: Sport 30: Peter Black-Real Fiction

Publication details: Fergus Barrowman, March 2003

Part of: Sport

Keywords: Verse Literature

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Sport 30: Peter Black-Real Fiction

The News

The News

A few survivors run for cover.

Each night at six we all go live to death.
there's someone on the spot
to help me hold my breath.

If I could just cry out
to my far, forgetful lover …

or if you could only love me
oh World I am walking over.