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Walking the Streets

Rachel touts for votes in Leeds,

but Rachel Gen O’ Cide is fleet,

yes, Rachel and her minder run

from awkward questions on our streets;

that mother’s questions ain’t no fun;

have you had a drink of water?

have you eaten more than crumbs?

Gaza’s children have to dig

for water whilst they’re dodging bombs,

Rachel, do you give a fig?

have you had to dig your daughter

from the rubble, in your street?

Why your silence on that slaughter?

Rachel, she’s quick on her feet,

it’s not for her to reason why

those babies must be bombed and die.

Uilleam Ó Ceallaigh 18th February, 2024


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Uilleam Ó Ceallaigh

Tue 27th Feb 2024 10:49

Thanks for your likes and comments.
keith jeffries
Stephen Gospage
Aisha Suleman
She was quite literally "running away" from valid and unagressively asked questions-so much for British parliamentary democracy.

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Uilleam Ó Ceallaigh

Mon 19th Feb 2024 10:49

Indeed, Graham.
We are either incredibly thick, or simply unfortunate; but we do seem to have a propensity for voting for posh-voiced, smiling assassins on the one hand, and populist gobshites on the other hand, who talk like the pissed up thug in the pub, with nothing but their own self-interests at heart.

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keith jeffries

Sun 18th Feb 2024 15:53

As a nation we have suffered for far too long from apathy, a disease where we see the world on a screen, then pour ourselves a glass of wine and say 'how terrible'.
Good poem,

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Graham Sherwood

Sun 18th Feb 2024 15:04

Nobody beats up the British as well as themselves. Who needs enemies when we can do the job better ourselves eh? Bloody idiots us!

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