This poem is interesting to me as it describes my feelings at a certain time in my life, and is also telling of the hope I say is hidden in these poems – it inspired me to change my life – and virtually nothing in this poem would be true of me today.

So this is my life hey ?
Gotta tell you I am pretty fucking unimpressed.
I am the yuppie I never wanted to be –
only without the money.

Another cigarette butt, camel or chesterfield or something,
Another empty bottle, beer or tassies or something,
Another empty score, blond and blessed or something,
Who says I’ve lost my ambition ?

So this is my life hey ?
Are you sure ?
Coz if it is I gotta tell ya, I’m pretty fucking