Addressing a Nation


The people want to hear how it really is,
But scarce are the guts true to tell,
Willed on by like mind of a real truth received,
Knowing others pick up on the flip-side,
Speak loud to the Nation, no waiver in voice,
Advising solution to all of this chaos,
Start from the bottom and build to the top,
Make movie seem like a reality,
A handsome façade, so polished and fair,
Brings everyone along the same journey,
No bumps in the road, collision ahead,
With social mobility a guarantee,
Before the opposite is the outcome,
Remember not to trust too much.

About the author


The author, Paul Anthony Obey, born in 1970, is working class, brought up in a working class family and has raised a working class family. Married to a proud New Zealander, Nicola, they live in the North West of England and share 4 children; Ryan, Hayley, Bethany and Seth, one of each from both.

My work is dedicated to all of those who believe in what I am trying to do and to some of those who don’t yet get it.

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