Fine Lines

Why, they ask, was the gathering wrong,Just a few people for not very long?Happy Birthday with a slice of cake –It seems their rules are theirs to break. On Fridays at 4 they held Wine Time,For the rest of us that would be a crime,Empty bottles piled up in those bins,Offer yet more proof of …

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Playing with Words

It all began with the Brexit bus,Promising aid to our NHS,Bold phrases fuelled by repetition,Key details lost by subtle omission. Rejecting the notion of ‘Lacking trust’,Politicians prefer to be ‘Levelling up’, with‘World-beating stats’ and ‘Record highs’,Even as Covid continues to rise.