Dave Alan Walker

(Pudsey, Leeds)

Works And Pensions


Arms outstretched
screaming to be heard
but nobody listens
to the man with no name

We are just cattle
walking the line to market
waiting for retirement day

Submitted: Wednesday, March 26, 2014
Edited: Thursday, March 27, 2014

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  • Is It Poetry (3/26/2014 5:09:00 PM)

    It seems not to matter
    which half of the heard were in
    front or back
    milking cows
    once our productive days are
    over well it's time to hurry up and die....iip (Report) Reply

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