The Great Gravy Train Swindle

He took a ride

On a luxurious train

All paid for

By the tax-payer

He claimed to have his grass cut

And whatever he could claim for

Although needed a hair cut

He failed his constituency

As he cared more for publicity   


He was paid

A lucrative salary

With a house in London

He claimed for his fuel bills

And a new carpet with slippers
He voted on unfair tax rises

That some could not afford

He had no common sense

And took every pound and pence


He voted

For a huge pay rise

And then to cut benefits

For those less fortunate

He claimed for a fountain pen

To fill in his expenses forms

And for some staples he needed

His no servant of democracy

Just an embodiment of hypocrisy  


© Daniel Richard Divine 2014