“Heathcote Williams has devised a form of polemical poetry that is unique”

                                                            Peter Whitfield, author of ‘The History of English Poetry’

“I admire a poetry that is no-holds-barred personal and political. Heathcote Williams’ serial poem ‘Royal Babylon in the relaunched International Times is proper political poetry”

                                                                                                        NIall McDevitt in the Morning Star

“It’s a phenomenal piece of work”

                                                 Jeremy Hardy

Where are the Poetry Police when we need them ?”

                                                                                   JC/Times Literary Supplement

“Can we go on bowing and curtseying to people who are just like ourselves? We begin to wish that the  Zoo should be abolished; that the royal animals should be given the run of some wider pasturage – a royal Whipsnade. Will the British Empire survive? Will Buckingham Palace look as solid in 2034 as it does now? Words are dangerous things remember. A Republic might be brought into being by a poem”

                                             Virginia Woolf in Time and Tide, 1st December 1934


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