Life Should Mean Life

Let us end the ermine
and hawing.

Put up your dukes
for sale.

An upper cut for
the upper cut.

Bar the shouting,
it's earl over.

Time to stand up
and be discounted.

This is a case of
daylight robery.

Let us have another peer
over the precipice.

       


[October 1998]

From the book Labour Pangs

"You can defend this House on grounds of utility. It actually works" - Lord St. John of Fawsley, on the abolition of hereditary peerage.