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Speeding ticket in verse

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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?

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