New Poems by Sangharakshita

This section contains recent (1999-2002) poems, not
previously published in any media.


Then and Now

We waved our little Union Jacks,
And stood and sang God Save the King.
Now 'Empire' is a dirty word,
And loyalty a shameful thing.

Nelson and Drake are villains now,
We wish that they had never been,
Give the thumbs down to our history
And never sing God save the Queen.