The Fly


Well, there is always a Fly in the Ointment

There is always a Grub in the Bud,

There is always a Snake in the Garden

There is always a Stick in the Mud.


Yes, there is always a Worm in the Apple

A Joker in every Pack,

There is always a Backseat Driver

And a Catch in every Contract.


There is always a Dog in the Manger

And a Critic in every Crowd,

There is always a Hiccup,

a Flaw that is Fatal,

Or a Thumb that is Sore

and Sticks Out.


No there is nothing straight forward or simple

When dealing with Dem-oc-racy,

There’s always some Crackpot

holding things back, but

Sometimes that Crackpot is Me,

Oh it’s True

And sometimes that Crackpot is You!






The Reverend Hellfire is a practised Performance Poet

President of the Kurilpa Institute of Creativity Inc

and an Ordained Minister of the Church of Spiritual Humanisim

AND the Church of the Universe.

No Flies on him!



~ by reverendhellfire on October 30, 2016.

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