Politics verse

The Ebdon Red Con

A short verse regretting the coalition horse trading that saw Les Ebdon appointed Boss of the ridiculous Office of Fair Access – with the intention of penalising universities that don’t do enough social engineering to suit his tastes.

Bonus balls

A Clerihew commenting on RBS CEO Stephen Hester’s reluctant decision to give up his bonus following a campaign of media hysteria and class envy politics.

A new Greek Prime Minister

A short verse noting the economically-induced change of Greek Prone Minister amid a chaotic political scene in Athens.


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Verse.org.uk likes to mark significant moments in public life with a short verse - usually in Clerihew form. We've tightened our poetic belt and cut everything right back to the bare essentials. Every verse on this site takes up fewer than 140 characters, so feel free to tweet them to your friends.

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