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Exchange Of Views

Exchange Of Views

written by: Paul Anthony Obey



The pugilists anticipate the glory to come,
Cheer on the elite in our midst,
Misunderstanding of meaning, words cumbersome,
Just numbers, on some very cruel list,

If I hear all your hatred, will you list my concerns?
Or ignore us, for you have the power,
Shall we talk and not listen, so nobody learns,
Or gain fortune, undeserving, world over,

One day, power will be ours, you will listen to us then?
If big business hasn’t corrupted us fully,
Brought to justice in time by the power of the pen,
Understand, the mob labelled unruly,

If only they got it, in so many words,
That the rulers will fight tooth and nail,
Preserve what they have from the maddening herds,
Salacious desire and greed will prevail.

Paul Anthony Obey

Paul Anthony Obey

The author, Paul Anthony Obey, born in 1970, is working class, brought up in a working class family and has raised a working class family. Married to a proud New Zealander, Nicola, they live in the North West of England and share 4 children; Ryan, Hayley, Bethany and Seth, one of each from both.

Paul has worked within the Social Housing environment for all his adult life in one guise or another, but has recently decided to write full time to share a view and hopefully inspire reaction in others to take another look at life, beyond the confines of self, question the generally accepted truth and make the World a better place for everyone. One step at a time!

My work is dedicated to all of those who believe in what I am trying to do and to some of those who don’t yet get it.
Paul Anthony Obey

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