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    My Love
    Is like a red red rose
    That's newly sprung in June

    My Love
    Is like the melody
    That's sweetly played in Tune


    Robert Burns

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    fluorine


    arsenic in calculators, mercury in felt

    hats, mad as a poisoned hatter

    pyrophoric undercurrent in mundane

    acts assume poison unless otherwise

    informed crowded alloys detect no

    health damage until generations later i

    brush my teeth with nuclear intensity

    the cavities i avoid destined for others

    fall into hazardous-waste piles up as

    i sleep smells though i don’t see it

    transported across oceans & into sad

    rural neglect how shiny my teeth are

    this cold crisp morning



    Rita Wong

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    I've started on an epic poem in the style of the great William Topaz McGonagall.

    It's called Coronovirus, but I've only managed fours stanzas so far. Feel free to add lines if you are gripped with poetic inspiration.

    Twas in the year of twenty twenty
    A time that will be remembered plenty
    That the world was stuck down by flu
    Of a type unkown as it was quite new

    It emerged in the city of Wuhan
    Where it spread from bats on to man
    And once it had taken hold
    It attacked all young and old

    From that part of Eastern China
    It spread itself wider and wider
    Passed on by coughs and sneezes
    And even by the gentlest of breezes

    And so by relentless circumnavigation
    It spread as far as the Caledonian nation
    The land of Sir Walter Scott
    Began to suffer quite a lot
    England's greatest sailor since Nelson lost the armada.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Uncle Albert View Post
    I've started on an epic poem in the style of the great William Topaz McGonagall.

    It's called Coronovirus, but I've only managed fours stanzas so far. Feel free to add lines if you are gripped with poetic inspiration.

    Twas in the year of twenty twenty
    A time that will be remembered plenty
    That the world was stuck down by flu
    Of a type unkown as it was quite new

    It emerged in the city of Wuhan
    Where it spread from bats on to man
    And once it had taken hold
    It attacked all young and old

    From that part of Eastern China
    It spread itself wider and wider
    Passed on by coughs and sneezes
    And even by the gentlest of breezes

    And so by relentless circumnavigation
    It spread as far as the Caledonian nation
    The land of Sir Walter Scott
    Began to suffer quite a lot
    Wonderful. I can't help with more stanzas, but feel it should end:

    And that was the end of man-snake-bat-flu.
    Down with racism. Long live miscegenation!

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    I have to confess it gladens my Heart to see other poets on CUK - now here is excellent musical ditty about COV19 - laughed ? I nearly died !!!

    YouTube Song for Dominic Cummings


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