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Friday, 19 April 2019

The Craven (stupidity)

(Apologies Edgar Allan Poe)

I find Brexit very dreary, it's no wonder I am weary
getting to grips with many a bit of stubborn EU law.
Plodded on, but started snapping: "Is the fiasco never stopping"
then I hear a knocking, knocking,, late upon my red front door.
"TRICK OR TREAT," the visitor utters, trick or treat the visitor swore-
"Spirit of Brexit, FARAGE tour!"

"Oh,"  I cry, then I remember, it's the last day of October
deadline looming, lights on amber, Brexit ghoul on path of war
says:' "I'll haunt you evermore! -
For I dream we leave tomorrow, should we not  I'll bring you sorrow,
mark my words, it's civil war -
give us what we voted for.....
Make my country great forever, fly the Jack on every tower
guard our sacred Island shores."

- gleefully, then,  I slam the door.
Brexit ghoul's beseeching, outside  I ignore the whines and screeching
ghosts of yesterday for sure.

Farage fantasists on ignore.

S. O. Fasrus

EU leaders agree to delay Brexit until 31 October – as it happened

S.O. Fasrus

S.O. Fasrus is a Social Justice Campaigner & Social Research Interviewer. Her verse and poems; some comic; satirical; and serious; can be found online. Recent poems are in New Verse News, Culture Matters, and Poems for Grenfell Tower.

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