Tina, “Launderette” – Episode 9 – The Parkinality Podcast

Tina, “Launderette” (from The Parkinality Poetry Book). I used to be afraid of the blank piece of paper, not in a paper chain of people holding hands in a scarey film type way (sorry), but that whatever I wrote had to be the finished polished article and couldn’t be changed.  I have since learnt that there is more than one piece of paper – although in todays eco world I should probably use the backspace and the eraser more to save the dolphins rather than getting out another piece of paper.  This poem started life as a poignant tale of lost love with a very sad ending – and ended up as a … listen and you decide (wot no spoiler).