Category Archives: Politics

To the Rat at Number 10


Sir you do not represent me when your actions lead to another war not in my name are the bombs dropped on civilians not in my name the murder of another child not in my name do you understand me … Continue reading

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Sound Bite Politics


Government of austerity with a minor majority unheard voices shout “TORY SCUM OUT” feet pounding on a city streets a pulsing rhythm echoed line by line we’re in it together disabled men vilified for serving the state in the wars … Continue reading

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Political Suidae


The hallowed grounds of education defiled by excesses of greed and privilege on the pathway to Westminster as doting parents pay for their offspring to be the great and the good doting parents who handed the child to nanny while … Continue reading

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From a Lesser Being


It makes no difference if I call you wrong or if I don’t I know that you have the power and that you will abuse me but everyone does so it makes no difference to me I feel safe hearing … Continue reading

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Integrity for Sale


As I opened my door your eyes met mine Instantly flashing the soul for sale sign Anything promised all you want – my vote You have all the answers as if divine But your words are empty and this I … Continue reading

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The Price We Pay


The root of all evil found in cash Passes out faster than a dash Like liquid through fingers is lost Social disease leaving a rash A first world nation it is such Yet poverty is seen too much Feeding the … Continue reading

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In the Med


Another nameless child drowned in the Med while the world ignores the screams the fear and the tears and the media calls it an invasion hostile malignant still more stained and bloated faces of children left to die alone fleeing … Continue reading

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Austerity


Austerity the government say Is needed to build a better way Bailing out the banks No breaking of ranks Yet it is only the poor that will pay     ©JG Farmer 2015 Form: Limerick

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Revolution


A full coach headed along the M4 towards London. 47 people with the same belief that the government of the UK is morally wrong in its attacks on the most vulnerable members of British society. Through so-called austerity measures the … Continue reading

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