seems a crime to celebrate
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.