BBC News


Page last updated at 08:30 GMT, Wednesday, 8 April 2009 09:30 UK

Speeding ticket in verse


Few remember the instructions that accompany a speeding ticket but when poet Joe Hakim got one in the post he made the words into verse.

As Poet Laureate Andrew Motion prepares to leave the post, can poetry shed its lofty reputation and relate more to everyday experiences?

Story Tools


Sign in

BBC navigation

Copyright © 2017 BBC. The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.

Americas Africa Europe Middle East South Asia Asia Pacific