Headline Rhymes

Headline Rhymes

Graham Verdon
Graham Verdon

Before believing it’s helpful
For kids to skip school for the climate

Consider the wisdom level
That surely must be behind it

If I’d been an activist at 16
I would have made your head spin

As leader of an airtight regime
Based on the songs of Led Zeppelin

Why not speak truth to power
With a snack over your lunch hour?

How about you teach us
After afternoon recess?

Or a bake sale
So you don’t fail
Out of school?

Views on the news, delivered so smooth. This week’s inspired by:

Self-Harm Versus the Greater Good: Greta Thunberg and Child Activism

Teenage Climate-Change Protestors Have No Idea What They’re Protesting

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