Friday, 9 June 2017

UK - Election Results!

Politics – a high-risk game
Do shuffled cards come out the same?
52 - one for each week
Their positions alter as we speak.

No landslide victory this time round;
«Hung parliament» has a hollow sound
Labour gains across the board
But only one Green card has scored.

The buck stops here, to our disMAY
Who I wonder wins the day?
BREXIT looms in a new form
Will «soft» or «hard» now be the norm?

Many, sleep-deprived, observe
How the PM suffers loss of nerve
The SNP stays out in front
But Wales and N.I. bear the brunt.

No clear-cut mandate as surmised
But is the outcome a surprise?
The Island People spoke their mind
But their ducks are not aligned!

(c) Poet in the woods 2017

P.M. Theresa May called a snap election for 8th May, 2017

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