Barrett's Love Poem To Be Auctioned

A love poem written by late PINK FLOYD rocker SYD BARRETT will be auctioned in his home town of Cambridge, England next week. The star, who died last year (06) after health complications arising from diabetes, wrote the ode to a former love in 1965. The verse, which also features an original drawing by Barrett, will be sold at the Cheffins Auction Rooms, in Cambridge on 27 June (07). Last month, Barrett left almost $3.3 million (GBP1.75 million) to his family in his will.


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I think it is great that Syd wrote a love poem to one if his former loves, but i don't think that his poem is something that should be sold to just anybody. Shouldn't it go to the woman it was made for? I mean Syd passed almost a year ago, and everyone should just leave his stuff alone. Selling his house and all his belongings... that's terrible. Don't people even ask if his family wants his things before selling them and throwing it out?
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