BY MICHAEL DOM
Written at Labu Station on 2 April 2012 at a quarter to ten at night. Fourteen lines with seven syllables then dashed to three syllables, to make ten syllables in each line - md
The public service we do - is not known.
The public we do service, - once a month.
The service we do public, - for the boss.
We do the public service. - They pay us.
We service. The public do. - No one cares.
We, the public, do service. - It’s all good.
We service. Do the public? - Does anyone?
Do we service the public? - Yes we do!
Do we, the public, service? - Yes, sometimes.
Service the public, do we? - Not today.
Service we do the public - is secret.
Welcome to bureaucracy. - Out for lunch, (back at four).
If you have good ideas, - like I did, (long ago),
When you enter, please leave them - at the door.