Wednesday, 1 October 2014

too poor a poem

too fat
too thin
too much sugar

too little substance
too few jobs
too many politicians
too intent to abuse position
too short on a good plot
too vile in deed
too late already
must go

Skinny Jeans and society

©Philip Johnson

Previously appeared in: Poetry Super Highway, 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.