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Tuesday, 20 August 2013

Savannah Westminster

In the grasslands of Westminster
They prowl
With hyena laugh
And vulture cowl.
Dividing up
The leavings; A carcase
Of the country
Of us.
Taking advantage of the weak
The fair minded
The generous
And the kindest.
They never work
For what they take
And never give
Watch out!
They might take yours
While you still live.

© James Bessant 2013


James lives in London, and with a two month old baby, considers it a success if he gets to put pen to paper; He also blogs occasionally.


  1. Better than Byron

  2. Great work! Could see the situation unfolding in front of my eyes.