then there’s money

If you ever wondered WHY the UK is supposedly in so much debt – Try this Gem from @julijuxtaposed

juxtaposed

Well, there’s money
then there’s money, Honey –
plentiful
and spent it all –
It’s funny, really, Darling,
how it readily exchanges
where the sun don’t even shine
– and yet it burns away alarming –
Whereas, further down the line,
it’s hard to earn for love or time.
But we’ve got coffers full
for cock and bull:
there’s cash to splash on proxy agents,
business trips for entertainment,
decadent engagements
with a myriad of lobbyists.
We’ve subsidies for corporatists
and Public Service hobbyists.
There’s lashings for some futile folly;
empty democratic jollies.
Funds for training frenemies
and spying arbitrarily on each
and any citizen.
And war, we can afford,
of course
but, then:
there’s always funds for killing
in the kleptocratic willing
– economic or blood-spilling –
Just there isn’t any money
for the People, any more.

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