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Wednesday, 8 January 2014

the religion of humbug‏

christmas past
new year has a hard head
accounts have to be

scrooge's ghost has come to restore
some faith in market forces (while
stocks last)

get your cream eggs

Stores have started stocking chocolate eggs

©Philip Johnson 

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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