Welcome to our regular, comical, show

We’ll entertain you, we’re seasonal pro’s

Fasten your seat belts, and be sure to sit tight

You’re in for the ride of your life, a suspect flight!!


We are skilled masters, in what we say

Always promising an alluring, better, way

Our brighter pledges, is what wins the vote

But when in power, our promises barely float


Hence, we’ll make excuses, not taking blame

We’re the coalition, you’ve missed the oppositions train

Try not to worry, do relieve yourself from stress

We have four years to untangle, this political mess


In parliament each day, the first round is lobbied

Shouting one another’s policies, vastly copied

Mr Speaker today we’ll take your permission

To introduce this Bill with fervent concession


Taxation, employment, welfare and corporate privatisations

Global warming, peace, tariffs and legalizations

Quarrels to and fro with justifying explanations

Accountability pending public humiliation


Values and morals exempt from the arena

Power and control is what politics subpoena

A platform of influence is what we crave

The peoples rights are powerless unable to pave


Politics ought to oblige in bearing fruit

To empower the public to a prosperous pursuit

Empty words and promises, we need not necessitate

If you represent the people, produce actions that generate


Salwa Samra © 2011

All rights reserved. Reproduction in whole or part without permission is prohibited.



About salwasamra

Salwa is the owner and creator of Poet's Room. Salwa has a passion to have Poetry rise from the ashes of days gone by to modern day reading material. Poet’s Room will offer the reader the opportunity to sit within its room, enjoy of its surroundings through words that will touch any reader. Pick and choose from Salwa's varied assortments. Poet’s Room is welcoming, intriguing, and inspiring. Take a tour, relax, contemplate and enjoy the variety of Poetry. www.salwasamra.com Salwa has authored two books, a Non Fiction book - "Web of Losing Me," and "Poet's Room - Volume I." As a writer of Non-Fiction, Poetry, Creative Writings and Fiction, Salwa extends herself in many writing projects. Salwa has contributed a short story - Dreams Didgeridoo - to an Australian Anthology. Salwa is currently working on her third book - Colour Me In - a fiction story of a young lady and her forceful culture. Salwa's Lebanese culture is deep-seated in poetry and philosophy, her writings are influenced by her historic culture. Throughout Salwa's growing years her father habitually recited Arabic Poetry. Though Salwa couldn't understand most of the poetic words because they were in classic Arabic it truly did have an impact on her and her writings. The richness of the words, the depths of affluence on Salwa's cultural history, traditions, and customs, has truly reigned in Salwa to follow through in her poetic writings. Salwa commit's herself to continue in this depth from her culture, and its richness of philosophy and poetry. Her desire is to encourage the reader to think beyond what is written, to contemplate life's experiences, to long to be intrigued, and inspired, thus, Salwa finds herself writing about topics that reflect nature, emotions, sentiment, and experiences of the human body, mind, and spirit, consequently, reaching further into the culture that built in Salwa the love for poetry, the passion for writing. Salwa's Christian faith is another integral facet of her writings, being the cornerstone of her inspirations. Her study in Theology and Creation has influenced Salwa to share with her readers the beauty, diversity and challenges the world has to offer.
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