Cornerstones – Written Monday 9th November 2015 (Aged 40)


there are cornerstones
and foundations
that must not stop
there is a flag
which you must adapt
it is human being
turned against human being
the bearpit,
and it’s sawdust floor
you are taught and told
blame the, ‘poor’
if you want to come into the fold
our national identity
built on falsehoods
lies and half truths
our shelter and national flag
like leaky roofs
if you do not join in you are bad
it is the cornerstone of power
the ones that need our cooperation
the art of call reproduction
we are looking for different solutions

James Garratt – Monday 9th November 2015

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