Tuesday, 31 May 2011

Chasing Cheese

I won't get down on my knees
And ask permission, pretty please.
The day I do, all hell will freeze.
In Brockworth, everyone agrees
We need traditions such as these,
Involving rolling of the cheese.

© Martin Hodges

Coopers Hill cheese-rolling fans hold unofficial race
Martin is a writer, and former columnist. He has twice been editor of Viewpoint (a forum for INDEPENDENT internal comment within the University of Southampton), and is co-founder of Poetry24.