Museum piece mutterings

Wise words are no refuge
if we don’t stand by them.

Hot air and hyperbole
from those who decide
for us
and what about ‘we?’

‘we’
are the throwaway
here today and gone
tomorrow.

If they
can’t get things right
‘we’
have no chance at all,
the
writing’s on the wall kids.

© 2020, John Smallshaw.