Poetry: What is punk ? by Ian Copestick

I’ve just seen a question on a
Website, ” What is punk ? ”
Well, it’s not an easy question
To answer. Of course it’s some
Of the best Rock-‘n’-Roll ever
Made, but it’s also an attitude,
A way of life.
It’s as subjective as ” What is
Art ? ”
But, to me it means ;
Don’t just be content with your
Lot in life
Always ask for more
Ask questions, and demand to
Know the answers
Don’t obey the ones in power,
Just because they’re in power
Always ask yourself why you’re
Doing what you’re doing
And above all – Think for yourself, never accept  what is
The established point of view
Well, that’s what it means to
Me. Tell me, what does it mean to you ?

Ian Lewis Copestick is a 46 year old writer from Stoke on Trent England.
Although he started writing poetry 17 years ago, he started sending them out for publication only 7 months ago. In this time he has had over 90 poems and stories published in nearly 20 ezines. He is also featured in print anthologies by Alien Buddha Press and Horror Sleaze Trash.
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