James Fenton, 27 July 1989
The leading lights of Bulacan – The bruisers and the dreamers – Are politicians to a man. Their names go on the streamers.
But if their chief’s an also-ran The dreamers and the bruisers Mingle beneath the ceiling-fan With schemers and Yakuzas.
To work and live as best they can The bruisers and the dreamers Take forged assignments in Japan By cruisers and by steamers.