The Foreign Office


Truth turns over
a fresh new leaf
in Mr. Cook's
form book.

Underneath, the same snails
chobble away, gobs
brimming with spit
and artificial polish.

The tipster's pipped
in the FO orchard -
where the roosters noodle
Cook A Doodle Doo Doo.

 

[May 1998]

From Labour Pangs

Robin Cook - also a racing tipster - promised "ethical foreign policy"