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Thursday, 21 November 2013

christmas seems a crime to celebrate this year

seems a crime to celebrate
this year

with so many in a struggle

MPs having to choose between the second home
or power for the pigpen

bloody servants ruin all the fun always

why can't the all just bugger off
to the bank

mumsie n' poppa?

© Philip Johnson
  Millionaire Tory MP has admitted claiming expenses for electricity used to run the stables on his private estate.

Philip Johnson's poems have previously appeared in: Poetry 24, The Ugly Tree; Poetry Scotland, Emergency Verse, Write Away, Caught In The Net, Red Pencil, Writer's Hood, Transparent Words; Emergency Verse and The Robin Hood Book.

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