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To the woman in Okarito who said 'I hope this is the kind of poetry I like', I’m sorry it wasn’t

Thursday 16th November 2017

As poet Dominic "Tourettes" Hoey tours NZ with his pal Skyscraper Stan, he'll be immortalising each show in a poem.


How you do it in Okarito.
How you do it in Okarito.

Photo: Supplied

I’m sorry I did five poems about dogs 
I’m sorry I don’t have any sonnets or sestinas 
I’m sorry I did the Kill Your Landlord poem
I’m sorry I made jokes about small towns and meth addiction 
I’m sorry Josh wouldn’t give you your money back when you stormed out 
I’m sorry I read most of the poems off my phone and checked my Facebook at one point 
I’m sorry I said fuck, shit and class war over and over again
I’m sorry your probably never going to see this poem and know how truly sorry I am 

 > Check the tour dates for Dominic Hoey and Skyscraper Stan here. 

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