Worth The Walk*

Is being active politically a civic responsibility Or just something we learn about from radio and TV…? The Right To Vote hard-won for women While taken for granted by men- But what point in raking that old argument out of the dirt again? This postmodern age, a life without limits: Is freedom too easy when […]

Worth The Walk*

Is being active politically a civic responsibility Or just something we learn about from radio and TV…? Newscasts spreadind the word by degree With little recourse to the history: The Right To Vote, hard-won for women While taken for granted by men- But what point in raking up that old argument again? This postmodern age, […]

Political Partay*

It’s hard not to imagine TV adverts full of woe Are somehow interconnected with the governmental show Of political ineptitude, fraying wits and pompous twits Making an inelegant fist of it all In the hallowed environs of Whitehall: Eloquently ramming home that, yes, you’re very much on your own Because ‘We’ in positions of national […]

So Long, Farewell*

ThereĀ“s a sad sort of clanging from Big Ben in the tower And the bells in the Abbey too. And down in the Chambers The politicians coo ‘The Brexit Vote? -There’s nothing we can do.’ What a bloomin’ ballyhoo! BALLYHOO! Regretfully they tell us While seeking to compel us To say goodbye to Europe ‘Boo. […]

Rights, Wrongs and Registration*

Donald the President went to town On members of the voting public Gritting his teeth and squinting his eyes Intoning a look of self-righteous surprise -Or have I simply misread the signs And all the misgivings are in my own mind..? It isn’t as though I’m American Or pledge allegience to the Flag, Its just, […]

The Corbyn Conundrum*

Oh, Mr Corbyn I used to have hope That yours would be the leadership To silence those that gloat,* Standing up with confidence and a cogent narrative Determination, strength and a sense of the imperative. But, oh, how many kites of hope have frayed from their strings, Thoroughly distracted by lesser political things. Teresa at […]

Alexander Boris De Pfeffel Johnson MP*

Alexander Boris de Pfeffel Johnson MP * Took great care of his career, as far as most could see: Known for his public school foppishness As much as unfettered politjcal frankness, His candid style of communication Not befitting many an occasions -Or at least that’s how it would often appear, Mrs May looking most severe […]