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Weekly Briefing

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Weekly Briefing
Photo: Neil Moralee

Weekly Briefing

 by Owen Gallagher

Starving children trudge to school
while I serve tea to his Majesty
and the Prime Minister.

The King urges his PM to
try his new range
of Duchy biscuits.

As the meeting closes,
the PM plucks a gift bag
from his case.

‘For your dogs, your majesty.
Fresh bones
of your starving subjects.

Collected this morning.
Children’s, I believe.'

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