Sunday Union

Can you hear them?
singing hymns for salvation
using the psalms for forgiveness,

gives less
takes more
what the hell do we need
these freeloaders for?
govern us?
they can look after themselves
but not the country,

we’re going down the pan
and to a man
we are all complicit in our

Vote no
Vote yes
Vote no
and someone takes a note,
keep your eyes on him
he looks like a troublemaker.

© 2019, John Smallshaw.