Friday, 3 May 2019

That Was the MUSE That Was


You didn’t give us what we want
so we’ve wheeled out a fascist
to outline our discontent.

We’re drinking lager in the street,
giving the finger to parliament.
We sons of England, replete

with impotent fury, beetroot faced,
saluting a despot. Red crosses
aloft, grandad's lessons gone to waste.

© Harry Gallagher

Brexit: Protests held at Parliament over delay

Harry Gallagher - [Blog: harrygallagherpoet]

Harry is widely published in the UK and overseas, with his book Northern Lights (Stairwell Books) about to enter its 3rd edition.