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    Ladies and gentlemen, you have made most remarkable

    Progress, and progress, I agree, is a boon;
    You have built more automobiles than are parkable,


    Crashed the sound-barrier, and may very soon
    Be setting up cafes on the Moon:

    But I beg to remind you that, despite all that,
    I, Death, still am and will always be Cosmocrat.

    Still I sport with the young and daring; at my whim,assign a nasty cough and fever

    With others I wait until they are older
    Before assigning, according to my humor,
    To one a coronary, to one a tumor.

    Liberal my views upon religion and race;
    Tax-posture, credit-rating, social ambition
    Cut no ice with me.

    We shall meet face to face

    Despite the drugs and lies of your physician,
    The costly euphenisms of the mortician:
    Glasgow Busker and London Banker

    Both shall dance with me when I rattle my drum.”

    WH Auden
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    Contagion
    Elephants are contagious!
    Be careful how you tread.
    An Elephant that's been trodden on
    Should be confined to bed!

    Leopards are contagious too.
    Be careful tiny tots.
    They don't give you a temperature
    But lots and lots - of spots.

    The Herring is a lucky fish
    From all disease inured.
    Should he be ill when caught at sea;
    Immediately - he's cured!

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    If

    If you can keep your head when all about you
    Are losing theirs and blaming it on you...
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    Alf, if you want to be liked, you need to give us funny poetry. All your doom and gloom stuff feels a bit to much like actual real life right now...
    His heart is in the right place - shame we can't say the same about his brain...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mordac View Post
    Alf, if you want to be liked, you need to give us funny poetry. All your doom and gloom stuff feels a bit to much like actual real life right now...

    If we shadows have offended,
     Think but this, and all is mended—
     That you have but slumbered here
     While the Friday Poetry Corner did appear.
     And this weak and idle theme,
     No more yielding but a dream,

    Sir Mordac do not reprehend.
     If you pardon, Pruffock will mend.
     And, as I am an honest Alf,
     If we have unearnèd luck
     Now to ’scape the serpent’s tongue,
     We will make amends ere long.
     Else the Alf a liar call.
    So good night unto you all.
     Give me your hands if we be friends,

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    In days of old
    When Knights were bold,
    And paper was not invented.

    They'd wipe their ass
    With bits of grass,
    Which left them freshly scented.
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    Quote Originally Posted by AlfredJPruffock View Post
    If we shadows have offended,
     Think but this, and all is mended—
     That you have but slumbered here
     While the Friday Poetry Corner did appear.
     And this weak and idle theme,
     No more yielding but a dream,

    Sir Mordac do not reprehend.
     If you pardon, Pruffock will mend.
     And, as I am an honest Alf,
     If we have unearnèd luck
     Now to ’scape the serpent’s tongue,
     We will make amends ere long.
     Else the Alf a liar call.
    So good night unto you all.
     Give me your hands if we be friends,

    See, you can do funny.
    His heart is in the right place - shame we can't say the same about his brain...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mordac View Post
    See, you can do funny.
    Aye Mordac !

    My view is that There is always an element of fun - no matter the situation - I recall Frankie Boyles comments on pornhubs decision to give their Prime service at no cost to the citizens of Northen Italy - ".. now you know what the toilet paper was for. "


    Pip Pip !!!
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    Quote Originally Posted by AlfredJPruffock View Post
    Aye Mordac !

    My view is that There is always an element of fun - no matter the situation - I recall Frankie Boyles comments on pornhunbs decision to give their Prime service to the citizens of Northen Italy - ".. know you know what the toilet paper was for. "


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    Quote Originally Posted by Mordac View Post
    Alf, if you want to be liked, you need to give us funny poetry. All your doom and gloom stuff feels a bit to much like actual real life right now...
    I found it funny.

    History repeats itself.
    Has to.
    No one listens.

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