In Defence

We need our public services
The poor have no voice.
Fall through cracks and crevices.
They need our public services.

Right wingers blame the immigrant
Make me want to shout and rant.
Don’t fight your fellow man
We are all part of the same plan.

Defend our public services
We do have a choice.
Mend the cracks and the crevices
We all need public services.

Fight back against their policies
Greed, arrogance and hate.
Privatise our public services
Bosses’ profits accumulate.

We need our public service,
Our libraries and schools.
Cuts make me nervous
Defend our public service.

There is an alternative
To austerity and cuts.
Strike back, get organised:
Defend our public services.

little red little green

If you have enjoyed my poetry on this blog, my new collection, “Little Green Poetry” is now available from Lulu – – £4+P&P (paperback) or £2.50 (for e-book readers)

You can still order copies of my first collection, “Little Red Poetry” from or – again for £4 (pb) or £2.50 (as a pdf for e-readers).

I hope you enjoy reading my poems, and, as always, all proceeds will go to help build the fightback against corporate political parties, to build a voice for the millions, not the millionaires.

To find out more about my politics, visit the website of the Committee For A Workers’ International, which is engaged in struggle in around 50 countries worldwide.

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