Dave Alan Walker

Gold Star - 4,530 Points (Pudsey, Leeds)

Rise The People (Bedroom Tax) - Poem by Dave Alan Walker

Detonation of a time bomb
just waiting
distribution of retribution
of a lawful kind

The people will rise


Poet's Notes about The Poem

The bedroom tax and the council tax are joining
people together, everybody will be in court soon.
If everyone joins together in court it will be
a giant step to get the stupid bedroom tax where
it belongs, in the bin.

Comments about Rise The People (Bedroom Tax) by Dave Alan Walker

  • Heather Wilkins Heather Wilkins (7/22/2013 5:02:00 PM)

    excellent write on a good subject. (Report) Reply

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  • Kelvin Owusu Kelvin Owusu (7/20/2013 3:44:00 AM)

    An excellent piece great subject matter (Report) Reply

  • Geetha Jayakumar Geetha Jayakumar (7/18/2013 12:43:00 PM)

    Excellent poem...Great thoughts. (Report) Reply

  • Jesse Ellsbury (7/13/2013 12:56:00 PM)

    Being from the US, I'm not sure of the legislative details, but I think it's a powerful statement of social justice. A hard thing to do in just five lines. Excellent poem. (Report) Reply

  • Vipins Puthooran Vipins Puthooran (7/10/2013 2:03:00 AM)

    a host of people should come forward/ social justice to be implemented....
    good write! ! ! ! (Report) Reply

  • Kevin Halls (7/8/2013 10:22:00 AM)

    It's the poll tax in disguise. People power will get rid of it! (Report) Reply

  • Kevin Halls (7/8/2013 10:21:00 AM)

    It's the poll tax in disguise. People power will get rid of it! (Report) Reply

  • Paul Brookes Paul Brookes (7/8/2013 10:14:00 AM)

    Very true Dave but we'll never win. (Report) Reply

  • David Wood David Wood (7/8/2013 5:11:00 AM)

    This reminds me of the peasents revolt in1383 which was crushed by King Richard III, and later, the peasents revolt of 1983 under Queen Maggie Thatcher put down by police trunchions. The peasents are always revolting! (Report) Reply

  • S.zaynub Kamoonpuri S.zaynub Kamoonpuri (7/8/2013 3:31:00 AM)

    Aha timebombs r scary and dis poem speaks of a simmering trouble waitin to boil over! Kudos poet dave. (Report) Reply

  • R.j. Wynn (7/7/2013 9:09:00 PM)

    Interesting poem, love it. (Report) Reply

  • Wahab Abdul Wahab Abdul (7/6/2013 11:29:00 PM)

    a nice poem..and i agree with Ramesh Rai while assessing the poem.. (Report) Reply

  • Gajanan Mishra Gajanan Mishra (7/6/2013 7:53:00 PM)

    a great thought Dave, thanks. (Report) Reply

  • Ramesh Rai Ramesh Rai (7/6/2013 7:16:00 PM)

    i love your write. a poem of four lines can be explained in 400 pages. i find this quality in your write. a great write indeed. (Report) Reply

  • Pradip Chattopadhyay (7/6/2013 12:11:00 PM)

    distribution of retribution
    of a lawful kind

    that's what the administrators are doing! great write Dave. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, July 6, 2013

Poem Edited: Saturday, July 6, 2013


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