Peckham’s Poem

August 19, 2011

Alison Brackenbury has compiled this poem from the messages written on  Post-Its stuck to a boarded-up shop whose window had been damaged in the recent rioting.

Peckham messages

Peckham’s Poem

I love Peckham.
God loves Peckham.
More Power to the People.
Stop this!
Save our new Jena-ration
or we have no Future.
More Power to the Police.
Don’t stop da Love.
Jesus Christ.
Change and Respect.
Peckham is home.
Don’t kill my son.

Alison Brackenbury

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