Book 5: Leaving Home

Book ‘5’ and the poet breaks all ties with the land of his birth and enrols in the Communist Party of Great Britain bent on implementing their version of the British Road to Socialism.

John Wayne glorifies Vietnam thuggery in The Green Berets and Manson’s ‘family’ slaughter Sharon Tate… Jan Palak burns himself alive in protest against the Soviet invasion of Czechoslovakia.

Janice Joplin dies, Ringolevio is THE cult reading, the Liverpool poets are emerging as too the Beatles…

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