Poems of the Week

Green On Green

by Jerome Betts

“The Liberal Democrats have pulled off an extraordinary victory in the Buckinghamshire constituency
of Chesham and Amersham . . . In a shock result, the Lib Dem Sarah Green secured 21,517 votes,
leaving the Conservative Peter Fleet trailing with 13,489 . . . The Green party candidate Carolyne
Culver got 1, 480 votes . . .”

The Guardian

Yes, cheers loud and hearty
For Sarah Green’s party—
The triumphant poll-topper,
Not the Green party proper.