On Pride

Emperor’s new clothes

Display naked ambition

Wealth without limits

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n.b. Alexander Johnson, plagiarist, liar, deceiver, playboy, spiv; Her Majesty’s Prime Minister. The Mother of Parliaments in the dirty hands of the Father of Lies.

https://www.lexico.com/en/definition/spiv

The Union Flag / Union Jack hangs upside down in shame.

n.n.b. Flying the national flag of the UK upside down is a sign of distress.

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CLP 26/09/2019

On the Land

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Passing o’er our heads

Sun draws our starry-eyed gaze

She weeps for the soil

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n.b. If we look to the earth beneath our feet we will discover that all life depends on restoring the soil to good health.

Imagine: skin sealed by concrete, tarmac and bricks; diet of insecticides, herbicides, nitrates and other manufactured supplements; burrowed into for minerals and rare metals; used as a site to fill with uncompostable waste; deployed as a testing ground for atomic weapons; stripped of cooling foliage; drained of water; compacted by herds of cattle; exploited for short-term profit of cash crops; forced to breathe noxious fumes.

How would you feel?

CLP 29/01/2019