Meet Chris Pitts
My concerns are for those disempowered in the work place, especially those who work in the ‘Care sector’. I refer to Care Assistants who are unable to report abuse and neglect in ‘Care Homes’ (For fear of losing their job) and the residents of residential/nursing homes who suffer neglect. Please see ‘The British underclass‘ article on my blog.
I’m into what I call; “Minimalist” Poetry. It is an attempt to explain/present poetry in the shortest few words. Most of my stuff involving the written word will fall into this category.
Most of the poems and posts on this site are my own work, but occasionally I post something I’ve read which I think you will like with the author’s name below it. So if there is no attribution – it’s mine.
There are those who object to poetry if it is too serious and therefore depressing.
I would like to state that if you write something and then go over it and touch it up afterwards, so as not to offend, it becomes obviously second rate at that point.
It is also the worst form of deceit and dishonesty. I do not believe, I cannot believe, that people like myself who suffer from manic depression, can be helped by dishonesty or making things sound palatable.Chris Pitts
My book “Broken Body” is just out on Amazon.
A story of failure, the Church – “The Body of Christ” and its failure to engage positively with the disempowered.
“Chris tells his life story and explains how, unlike many of his friends, he is a butterfly that escaped the wheel.”
For a long time now I have also been writing and performing songs.
Here’s a few of samples for you.
Chris regrets that he is no longer able to perform live, his guitar abilities are seriously hampered by osteo arthritis in his hands, thankfully with the help of other musicians he is still making CDs of original material
Looking for the carpenter
This is the first track from Chris’ latest album. You will find the whole album here…
Harvest home is a great example of Chris’ symphonic folk style.
Chris owes a lot to Brian Jones, here is his song of thanks.
The Fire Bycicle
“The Fire Bicycle” (Live version) From: “Nayland a cuckoo crying” This album tells the story of Chris’s home village its hopes and dreams and life long gone Chris says this is the most original album he has done.