The box he carried weighed in at
tons of right wing rhetoric, and
pounds of destruction of democracy,
and stones of self interest, and
gallons of lies and manipulation.
Left behind was hundredweights of
destructive control and bushels of abuse
of the power of a potted parliament.
The lining of his pockets, pushed
the poor past the margins of just
managing, the immigrant forced
to face fear and famine. And the
hope of a healthy future, flushed