Wednesday, 8 January 2014

the religion of humbug‏



christmas past
new year has a hard head
accounts have to be
squared

scrooge's ghost has come to restore
some faith in market forces (while
stocks last)

get your cream eggs

Stores have started stocking chocolate eggs

©Philip Johnson 


Previously appeared in: Poetry 24, The Ugly Tree; Poetry Scotland,
Emergency Verse, Write Away, Caught In The Net, Red Pencil,
Writer's Hood, Transparent Words; Emergency Verse
and The Robin Hood Book.

 

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