Tuesday, December 18, 2012

11 - 2012

The Grey Politician


The grey man dressed as he spoke 
in dreary monotonous phrases
expounded under cold monotone sky


My concentration drifted angrily 
a question in my mind
‘How dull does he think we are?’


I must take action, my ears have closed
the fists have tightened 
The adrenaline has risen.


I shall paint his tired ego brightly
with rainbow coloured words
drawn from nature’s dictionary


Rudely, perhaps crudely even
display my chagrin, explain
modulate and express in fiery tone


If a politician you feel to be
discard your paper speeches
and speak freely from the heart


Then I in my madness
Might
Vote for you!

7 comments:

  1. An echo of feelings I often have, Mel. Well versed and said!

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  2. Tristram in Stratford, Ont, Canada said:

    The poem is perfection and a unique sense of Druid
    accurate view
    too ; my friend a mirror indeed of my feelings for
    things political

    thank you so much for this iconic work

    Tristram

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  3. Yes, they are grey ...
    Saying the same thing with different words. Over and over and over.
    Well done! You have captured my sentiments in your own words!

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  4. So very true, Mel!
    If only you would stand for parliament - You'd certainly have my vote :)

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    1. No fear of that Ygraine I'd have to move countries :)

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  5. I love this bit:

    "Rudely, perhaps crudely even
    display my chagrin, explain
    modulate and express in fiery tone"

    Thanks for sharing!

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