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IF EVER I HAD A COUNTRY : XXVII and XXVIII

IF ever I had a country : XXVII -  XXVIII

                                  XXVII

IF ever I had a country
And if ever I were but the Registrar of Companies
I'd appoint Snoopy - pet-dog Bo's first cousin - Inspector General of Secret Societies
I'll tell him to overlook the fiddling of Stock Exchange equities and concentrate on fan-club iniquities
To publish lists every morning on each member's earnings pilferings including health reports on their starving unemployment-pay beneficiaries
On who pays for the face paint jerseys mass-migration air-tickets five-star hotel and beer and block-seating fees
That is, if ever I were but the unpaid Registrar of Companies
And even if I never ever had no country company

                                 XXVIII

IF ever I had a country
And if ever I were but the Inspector General of Secret Societies
I'd post packs of howling hound dogs to announce at portals of lodges drug-cartel penthouse mansions and haute-cuisine fan-club eateries
Whose chauffeur-driven sleek limousine dropped off which hired diamond tiara damsel from what political parties
Question the secret expense-accounts of fan-club funding at football stadiums' madly-howling jamborees
And assess the damage to the GDP despite hipes in taxes imposed by police clashes with fans after crushing defeats at shoot-out penalties
That is, if ever I were but the Inspector General of Secret Societies
And even if I never ever had no country or society

© T. Wignesan - Paris, July 12, 2018  

Copyright © | Year Posted 2018




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