Poetry Corner: “The Vaccine Lottery”

The Vaccine Lottery

Country by country different rules
pray for quickness in the church pews
but in so many cases it is a question of who you know in the medical system
to perhaps pull a few favours and get the jab
no need to moralize about a moralistic scab
you have it ahead of everyone aren’t you devious and smart
so you’ll be first out in the patio in the sunshine without fear drinking a pint
but your cheating is dubious and so very smart
your deception is art
you most likely will never be caught
so smirk away you clever little cheater
they’ll soon be a documentary about you
and your lack of morals
you selfish little cheating bastards
effectively a murdering cabal of dastards

Published by Robert K Stephen (CSW)

Robert K Stephen writes about food and drink, travel, and lifestyle issues. He is one of the few non-national writers to be certified as a wine specialist by the Society of Wine Educators, in Washington, DC. Robert was the first associate member of the Wine Writers’ Circle of Canada. He also holds a Mindfulness Certification from the University of Leiden and the University of Toronto. Be it Spanish cured meat, dried fruit, BBQ, or recycled bamboo place mats, Robert endeavours to escape the mundane, which is why he has established this publication. His motto is, "Have Story, Will Write."

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