Laughing - not. But the
Establishment of his double-breasted,
Neatly striped from ankle to shoulder,
Not only speaks of city bankers,
Yuppies and gangsters, but also funerals.

However gentrified his pose, I only see the
Elder statesmen of comedy, definitely 
Not this caricature of English
Royalty ignorant of their role in
Yielding black muscle for the field.

One response to “Lenny Henry, 1998”

  1. Priti Avatar

    Beautiful lines! Well shared 👌

    Liked by 1 person

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