Politics, Society & Satire

Jeopardy

You fought so hard To realise A dream that was never your own And now You jeopardise The closest thing to power That you have ever known   Tell us How are we to trust That you will do the best for us When you so clearly fail To know what is best for yourself… Continue reading Jeopardy

Politics, Society & Satire

Untitled poem (something about politics and trains)

Let's pass not the torch To the next generation But a raging a fire A conflagration The train we're on Has lost all traction No sign of leaving No destination The coals aren't burning Inside the engine The wheels aren't turning Now it's time for action It's down to us To get the wheels in… Continue reading Untitled poem (something about politics and trains)

Politics, Society & Satire

We’re Screwed

What could possibly be more stimulating Than watching your country disintegrating Wondering what course of action is best And whether the outcome be worth all this distress Friends fighting friends; backstabbing the new norm No-one accepting that they'd been misinformed   And whilst people from all sides claim they have the answers Rather than fix… Continue reading We’re Screwed

Politics, Society & Satire

A Nation Divided

It scares me to see this nation so divided At a time when we need to be united Once tiny cracks have grown to gaping chasms With people burning bridges and splitting into factions I fear the damage may never be undone I'm terrified, for the worst is still to come Not because of what… Continue reading A Nation Divided

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Society Is On Death Row

Gathering threads of truth Weaving them together Twisting facts To form a rope And tie the noose From which you plan To hang our freedom   Society is broken Honesty and integrity Have been taken to the gallows Friendship and love Marched to the block From which run rivulets Of the blood Of the values… Continue reading Society Is On Death Row

Politics, Society & Satire

Inconceivable

Unforgivable Unbelievable Unforgettable Unacceptable Dishonourable Disreputable Shameful and deplorable Your record is abysmal Your policies inexplicable Your actions are just plain criminal Yet you remain delusional That your position is tenable And re-election is still credible ... I can't think of anything more unbearable

Politics, Society & Satire

Manifesto

Come one, come all And heed my call I'm here to share To show I care And deliver to you A manifesto A proclamation Of my intention To lead our nation From ruination I've seen your needs I've paid no heed But bullshit Is my specialist subject Along with vaguely worded promises Buzzwords I know… Continue reading Manifesto