Groans and grief and greying out of guarantees,
pouring in of power that puts politicians paramount
as they sort through mail, campaigns and tweets and
still they stick to the stultifying straightjackets of
policies, proudly pushed past pleading public.
Burdens bearing down the battered poor
as they struggle to stave of sickness, starvation and
Benefits no longer benefitting but boldly break
their hearts harvesting their hopes
creating crises and keeping
Corrupt crooked cravers of coin
Power protected. Purveyors of poor
driving destruction of dying denizens, with
wicked wiles wanting wads .