UK’s reputation plummets Overriding the ECHR And the world can see that we are Truly idiot destroyers of progress Standing alone at the summit This peak of moronic intent Morals and integrity spent Where we go next is anyone’s guess Then just when it appeared to be That our madness could not be trumped The states think they might have us stumped Our lead may not be unassailable The Supreme Court in the ‘land of the free’ Overturns Roe v Wade and shows They’re back in front, albeit by a nose And they have more inhumanity available
The Sixty Second Scribe (and current Bard of Stony Stratford) is a special guest at the Scribal Gathering Showcase at The Crown in Stony Stratford, on the 7th June 2022 as part of StonyLive! A 20 minute set of mainly new material, beautifully filmed by Ian Newman, hosted by Jonathan JT Taylor and with sound by Duncan Carter.
Picture the scene – it’s two days before the 2019 General Election – never has more been at stake, at least not in my lifetime, and a man steps up to the microphone to speak in front of a crowded room…
Thanks to Scribal Gathering for the gig, thanks to the delightful Caz Tricks for the filming, the shushing and the general gobby agreement. Obviously things didn’t go quite as we’d hoped, but two years on, looking back, there’s not much that I wouldn’t say again in just the same way.