Walking in the Pinter Hinterland
(i.m. Harold Pinter, 1930-2008)
You gave our times a new expression,
challenged what you KNEW was wrong
and had the courage for compression,
longueurs, swear-words; staged a strong
rear-guard to cancer. Screw concession!
[...Pinter-patent pause...] So long.
Kevin Saving © 2009
Note: it is with deep regret that the Recusant notes the passing of Harold Pinter, iconic playwright, poet and political spokesman against all forms of global corruption and