Login   Sign Up 


The State of England

by leesio 

Posted: 12 July 2005
Word Count: 163
Summary: This is just something quick, basic and rough round the edges but fitting for my choice of subject which I wrote one boring afternoon about 3 months ago. I intend to write a more accomplished and thought out poem about the good things I consider about England.

Font Size

Printable Version
Print Double spaced

England, a nation confused
Cultures transfused
Sports heroes that lose

An identity crisis
Capricorn meets Pisces
Absent church diocese

Economy boom ní bust
Ugly ladies that we lust
Neighbour you canít trust

A thousand apologies
Migration overseas
Hospitals rot with disease

Schoolchildren truant
Mi English ainít fluent
Criminals ever pursuant

Our morals are panicking
Industry is vanishing
Civil apathy flourishing

Suffering alienation
A media sensation
From a pirate radio station

Celebrity overload
GM seeds to be sowed
A frog mates a toad makes a froad

Political correction
A suffering erection
Emotional vacation

Living in fear
A sentimental tear
Love on a pint of beer

Half-price sale
Conversation pale
Righteousness will prevail

Gorge on fast food
Our language is crude
Fuck is no longer hued

Sexual repression
Conservative progression
A smack and crack session

Liberties held secure
A threat at every door
Escape provides allure

From the grey and cold
Of this place so old
And greatness once and forever told

Of Old England

Favourite this work Favourite This Author

Comments by other Members

No comments at present.

To post comments you need to become a member. If you are already a member, please log in .