Poems of the Week

And The Moral Is . . .

by Jerome Betts

In the Tiverton and Honiton parliamentary by-election on June 23, the Liberal Democrats overturned
a huge Tory majority. The election was held after the resignation of the constituency’s Conservative MP
began searching his smartphone in the House of Commons for information about tractors, but
strayed into more stimulating country matters.

In the chamber whose benches are green
Avoid watching porn on your screen.
Its public detection
May cause an . . . election
So a Lib Dem then sits where you’ve been.