Apt Symbols

Michael Peach

In spite of the rubbish bins,
Under every bush
In my local park
Lie plastic bags, bottles,
Cups, plates, forks
And knives.
Apt symbols
Of the capitalist unconscious.

Needless to say,
The first act of far-Right
As Finance Minister
Was to toss away the tax
On these very items.

4 January 2023

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