The Art of a Budget – a poem

The art of a Budget


Giving to the rich

But saying you’re giving to the poor.

Ending austerity

While continuing the cuts.

Stagnating incomes

In a booming economy.

Feeding the boardrooms

While starving the estates.

Representing all the people

But only your own tribe.

Giving to the schools

But only a stick of chalk.

Filling in the potholes

While careering off the road!


Opher 30.10.2018



It amazes me how they get away with it. Cutting the higher paid taxes while screwing the poor.

Giving a little here and there to create a mirage.

Austerity is over. It always was for those at the top and it still is for those at the bottom.

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