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Write Bloody Awful Poetry

by Jeff Lewonczyk| January 2, 2019

In “Frankly Mr. Shankly,” the Smiths’ 1986 ode to ditching your day job, Morrissey croons his resignation to his eponymous boss. His snarky-sincere delivery is amusing as always, but for me, the kicker is this pair of lines near the end: “Oh, I didn’t realise that you wrote poetry/I didn’t realise you wrote such bloody […]