Monthly Archives: October 2014

The “Revolution” will not be televised again on Newsnight (if they’ve any sense)

Oh Piketty! Woe Piketty! Inspiring such prolixity! Who’d have thought his economics Translated into fluent bollocks. But all ideas fall at the hand Of cultural icon, Russell Brand Whose revolutionary attacks Would reinvent corporate tax At twenty pennies in the pound (the … Continue reading

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A rubbish hastily typed topical poem on David Cameron’s impromptu budget press conference

When you sign international obligations You should watch for cheap machinations And lectern thumping for party audience – Play the long game, develop patience, Pick your fights, avoid the faux rage (designed to out Ukip that Farage). Best when asked about the EU budget … Continue reading

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lines on the departure of Johann Lamont as leader of the Labour party in the Scottish Parliament

Few will lament The end of Lamont, Apart from that Ed Who she’s punched in the head.

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A rubbish poem written in 10 minutes about Russell Brand

Who’d have thunk when watching Big Brother’s Big Mouth The Dickensian host with language uncouth Apologising for Jade’s racist remarks Some months later would alarm Andrew Sachs By phoning to say he’d shagged his granddaughter And other remarks he’d really ought not to? … Continue reading

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A rubbish topical couplet

Might be best to avoid Private views of Lord Freud.

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a rubbish topical poem contemplating the lack of official concern into allegations of ballot rigging in the referendum raised by a well known American writer

On Sunday we’ll go to Freedom Square; Let’s hope Naomi Wolf will be there Brandishing her blank ballot spreadsheet With labelled columns, all lined and neat: Listing regions from around Scotland And ballot papers that should have been banned. The Electoral Commission doesn’t … Continue reading

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This week’s rubbish topical poem-lines on the media reponse to Douglas Carswell’s by election victory

Matthew Parris blames you For the Clacton to do.

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A rubbish untopical poem on a topic and in a style requested by a reader

Crow and legislative competence His winged shadow black Fell on the page black Crow descended black He clawed the words black His acts – beak tore black Crow belched “Not law”

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Another rubbish poem on a topical issue

I sometimes incline To confuse Naomi Klein With Wolf, which is a no go Perhaps best resolved with a logo.

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tonight’s rubbish topical poem

A sheep in Wolf’s clothing I’ve just read Naomi. Her brain’s shred. Oh my, eh?

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National poetry day 2014

Those things that poets said   Those things that poets said Of love seemed true to me When I loved and I fed On love and poetry equally.   But now I wish I knew If theirs were love indeed, … Continue reading

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