The papers mentioned
a Government policy
or was it a plan?
it involved a healthy diet,
CCTV cameras in all corners and the
repatriation of all birds and fishes
to the lands from
whence they came.
I thought I would be getting
a cheque in the post,
a computer error
maybe a windfall? but the letter
hasn’t arrived and I have a 1000
take-away menus stopping me
from getting out the door.
I blame the Government.
I point fingers at the economy.
I’m on the platform
at the right time but the train isn’t here,
I hear it was sold to a German car
manufacturer somewhere between stations or
blown of course by record winds.
The street is littered with the
mangled bones of a 100 broken