From The BBC:
To celebrate National Poetry Day, BBC News website readers have been sending in their poems on the credit crunch.
Founder of the Forward Poetry prizes, William Sieghart, read some of your poems out on the BBC News channel.
Earlier, Poetry Day’s resident poet, Paul Farley, sent us his comments.
Read poet Paul Farley’s comments
Send us your comments
I’m an unlucky guy, and I’ll tell you why,
Gary Parker, Slough, UK
I hate this “Credit Crunch”;
I started saving money
Marian Barker, Preston, Lancs
I cannot sell my flat,
Christina Burton, St Leonards-on-Sea, UK
The first casualty was Northern Rock
Tim H, UK
Christina, Parkstone, UK
The banker sits behind his desk
Jean Rice, UK
Recession’s hit us once again,
Maximus, Boxgrove, UK
Remember the days of old,
Lucy Mungeam, Eastbourne, UK
More of your credit crunch poems…