Poems on Politics

Original rhymes by Ross Adamson

Poems on Politics graphic – government, undemocratic, elitism, corruption, treachery, power struggle, diplomacy, machinations, authoritarianism, manipulation and despotism.

Poems about government, parliament, national concerns and foreign affairs.  Rhymes about misguided and myopic conservatism, corrupt and power-crazed politicians, and elitist professional liars.

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Poor Door

Poor Door

Door for the rich bloke –
Grand, at the front;
Door down a side lane
For the poor c**t ...

Tribute to Tyranny

Tribute to Tyranny

A tyrant Saudi king dies
And we fly the flags half-mast,
Despite their human rights abuses,
Now and recent past ...

The One Percent

The One Percent

Just one percent of people
Own half of global wealth.
They keep their fortunes tucked away
With tax-evading stealth ...

Fracking Idiots

Fracking Idiots

They say ‘hydraulic fracturing’
Is what this country needs,
So, against expert opinion,

Our Prime Minister proceeds ...

Cupidity

Cupidity

You want that brand new gadget
And you crave the latest gear,
Despite the fact it’s over-priced
And ‘out’ within a year ...

Destiny: Dystopia

Destiny: Dystopia

Peekaboo! They’re watching you.
The streets have eyes, the walls have ears.
They track and log your every move.
They own your hopes, they craft your fears ...