The Children Condemned

Oh dearOh dearWould you look at that?Your grades are not up to the markWoe betideI'm sorry, sonI just…wish you could've been like your sisterWe're going to have to refer you to the disciplinary board; The condemned assembled before us todayYou are lined up in order of gradesAnd we'll proceed from highest to lowestThis is in … Continue reading The Children Condemned

Channel The Outrage

Yeah, tell yourself that "But we're the 5th/6th biggest economy!""But you should be lucky to live here, it's really not that bad!""But we're a First-World Western Democwacy!" Aww! πŸ₯Ί Then tell that to the victims of the chronic genocide of the disabled and vulnerableThen tell that to the victims of the exponentially-growing healthcare waiting listsThen … Continue reading Channel The Outrage

Philosophical Perspectives On Struggle

Everyone reaches their limit at some point,And when that happens, shutting down is the right thing to do,You can never feel bad or guilty for that; When it's either that or killing yourself,You have nothing to lose; It's at that point that you put your community and supportive relationships and whatever safety net welfare system … Continue reading Philosophical Perspectives On Struggle

So Know Your Enemy

There really is almost no point, in campaigning,For anything else before electoral reform, If no matter who you vote for,Never results in a representative government…By design; You can have your strategic voting,Pretentious jargon,And needlessly-complicated over-thinking, But after all that,It's just giving in,Ignoring the real problem,You're fighting the wrong enemy; So save your energies and refocus … Continue reading So Know Your Enemy

Still Very Much Alive

The country is not ruinedDemocracy is not deadEven though it's not as representative as it could beBecause they are not all the sameAnd people do go into politics to make a positive differenceIt's just a matter of voting for themIncluding (or especially) the ones who stand for electoral reform; What does defeat a countryAnd kill … Continue reading Still Very Much Alive

Five Little Scroungers

Five little scroungers bouncing on the breadlineOne fell off the payroll and developed anxietyWent to the jobcentre and the jobcentre saidFuck off Four little scroungers struggling to get up the stairsOne fell down and became disabledWent to the DWP and the DWP saidFuck off Three little scroungers jumping on a sheet of cardboardOne got evicted … Continue reading Five Little Scroungers