To write a poem every day
Is not an easy game to play
But life in my adopted city
Often means I'm sitting pretty.
Three governments are a big deal
For 11 million? Let's get real!
Bi-lingual red tape is such fun
Impossible to get things done...
Traffic chaos, lack of parking
Spasmodic airport checks are starting!*
Hail, snow and sun on just one day
And often - fifty shades of grey!
Soldiers in the heart of town
Shops whose sales come tumbling down
Riots against high haulage tolls
Belgium – land of confused souls!
(c) Poet in the woods 2016
* On 4th May 2016