This is an investigative poem about the criminal record of the British Monarchy.
Heathcote Williams has
devised a form of polemical poetry that is unique, no-holds-barred
personal and political. It is a great collection of facts that most
people are unaware of.
We begin to wish that the Zoo should be abolished. That the royal family should be given the run of some wider pasturage - a royal Whipsnade.
Words are dangerous things remember.
A Republic might be brought into
being by a poem...