Poetry



Olive Branch: On the Divine
Right of Honourable Members
for the Parliamentary Labour Party
Hardly any of us wish you dead.
The decapitation machine is mostly metaphorical.
We have no immediate plans to place
your severed heads — eyes and tongues protruding wildly —
in a line along the railings outside Westminster
or leave them there for the next
twenty years, as a warning to others.
It’s just we think many of you would benefit
from six months working part time
minimum wage in a home for cancer
patients who refuse to wear pants;
a year or two of Sunday
mornings scrubbing clean the back... read more

 
8 October 2016 in Sport, Views: 33
Source: Morning Star
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