Poetry, Politics

View from across the causeway

Race-based politics, State-controlled press. Gerrymandered elections, Freedom-rights-liberty supressed. They say one man is an assembly, One man - an illegal procession. Because one man is all they need To teach everybody a lesson. A lesson we have learnt so well, Lessons we've taken to heart: Our hands, minds, wills we'd sell To keep our little… Continue reading View from across the causeway

Poetry, Politics

“And this is how they will earn the right to lead” – a guide

Arrest political opponents detain them without trial. Shut newspapers which disagree, accuse them of foreign guile. Build a 'responsible press' of ex-ISD boys and gals, Put a fat general in charge and it will all go swell. Come election time, Remake Our Singapore. Bring the hills of Braddell Heights to Marine Parade's sunny shore. Give… Continue reading “And this is how they will earn the right to lead” – a guide