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Monday, 31 March 2014

'sugar tax'

sneak in the night caught
by cctv
burst out of their denim
streak of fat become the norm
says chief medical officer
with a dickie bow smile
yes they say we have freedom
in our free country
just don't smoke    don't drink    don't grow old
Philip Johnson

Philip Johnson's poetry has reviously 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.