Tin Can By Tin Can, 1st May 2015 | Follow this author | RSS Feed
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They see but they take no notice. They are told but they loose focus. The signs are there but they dwell in their naivety. Is it wrong to highlight a plight that you yourself know just might simply be ignored...?

That is the question I ask.


In this time of economic crisis,
Where shops have inflated prices,
On clothing, electricals and food.
Energy bills are soaring,
As the cold season is drawing,
In for the seasonally affected mood.

Dare I say, old people are dying,
Whilst, in vain they are trying,
To heat a single room.
Babies are left crying,
Whilst young mums go out vying,
With one another to snap up a groom.

The populace overfeed,
Out of greed and not need,
Achieving irregular unproportional sizes.
You see them in town,
Big large and round,
Adding to the national crisis.

As I'm sat drinking my tea,
What do I see,
A side of beef, there in front of me.
Larger than life,
Somebody's wife,
With a thigh that could feed an eatery.

Were I a meat thief,
That huge side of beef,
I'd probably take home.
Mealtime would be brief,
As I sank in my teeth,
Eating my fill to the bone.

But, a theif I'm not,
So head home I trot,
Keeping myself out of mischief.
But she did look hot,
And kid you I not,
I could have taken her as my Mistress.


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author avatar Tin Can
My poetry tend to veer towards feelings of emotion. Love. Sex. Desire. Most of my verses will reflect these sentiments as I mainly write straight from the heart. 31 Jan 15.

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author avatar brendamarie
3rd May 2015 (#)

People tend to worry to much about things that they can not change.

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author avatar Tin Can
3rd May 2015 (#)

I have to agree with you Brendamarie.

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author avatar Red Smith
26th Aug 2015 (#)

thanks for sharing

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author avatar Tin Can
26th Aug 2015 (#)

Thank you Red for liking.

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