Apparatchik - an art work by T Newfields

Gears adapting
to changing political scenes
and lips oiled
to say soothing things
my brain is a microc
hip -
calculating opportuni
ties while assessing risks

My he
art ticks to today's lead
ing id eology and career is ass

Adept at political man
euvering I change all
egiences quickly.

and shall do whatever needed
to enhance my stock
& win the battle for success
by coming out on top

As one cog in a giant machine
I am 1% human
& 99% apparat