Poetry – Coalition 2010 – John Phillips

Another John Phillips poem from Shorts and Shots:

Coalition 2010


A clanging gong.


Caring Conservatism.


The Big Society.


Hard-working families.


All in it together.






Grubby little piglet

Snuffling in his trough.

Wants to eat up everything

And still can’t get enough.






Signed a pledge

With empty talking.

Sold his soul

He’s Dead Man Walking.

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