Blue Monday…*

Monday makes the week go round -Without much creative endeavour, I’ve found… News stories telling the same ol’ tales Depicting the ways that humans fail And saving just one small moment of joy -An irritatingly regular ploy As though this single-cell postivity Eclipses political proclivity, The moaning, groaning, monotoning A flimsy disguise for the human […]

Square Dance*

Boris Johnson. What a guy…!¹ Kind of looks his victims in the eye, A sideways glance from beneath that fringe Enough to make the most stalwart cringe… Clearly a well-bred, educated gent In certain circles (whatever that meant) -Whatever his moniker might suggest ‘Bout a foppishly arrogant egotist With all the social empathy Of one […]

Ip-Dip-Sky-Blue*

The campaign for Tory leadership* Had all the political finesse Of a sandcastle building competition Running from Bognor to Skegness. I don’t mean any disrespect To fellow sea-siders It’s just that down in Brighton It’s pebbles from ear to ear… Thankfully, The contest didn’t transpire To handbags at dawn (Though in truth, by contrast, ‘Twas […]

Leaderslip

Never trust a politician. While perhaps a harsh position, Literal and disparaging (Arguably even dis-Faraging) There’s something questionable, is there not, About the nature of a politician’s lot? The pay and conditions affirm a status That keeps them up later than most of us, Talking, debating, passing bills And having time left over still For […]