Selfishness

Poetry by Ross Adamson

Original poems on self-interest, narcissism, self-centredness and egotism. Rhymes about self-absorbed egomaniacs and selfish people who harm or neglect others in their efforts to get ahead and feather their own nests.

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Partygate Pariah

Partygate Pariah

Bye-bye, Boris – on your bike. Party as much as you damn well like, But do it away from Number Ten And don’t show your face round there again ...

Ezadeen

Ezadeen

‘We'd like to thank you, one and all, For financing this trip. But, sadly, owing to this squall, Your crew’s abandoned ship ...

Poor Door

Poor Door

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

Web Pest

Web Pest

How nice of you to publish Your thoughts on everything. Such well-informed opinions –
 A wit and wisdom spring ...

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 ...