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Dong but not for Long

They clapped a clock At noon today. Some gave applause, Some yelled "Hooray" Some others weeped, They shed a tear, We no longer Big Ben will hear. For four long years Silence will reign In Westminster But there's no pain Busses will pass MPs will sleaze Time will just pass Like a summer breeze What will the Beeb Do 'fore the news Just shout six bongs? Give us a clue! And at midnight Will there be nought Instead of chimes, Just silence caught? It's not the end As some would say, Sobbing, wailing, Grieving away. It will be back, In a few years, So stop grieving, Give it three cheers!. Its just a bell that makes a "dung" It's not yet war with Kim Jong-un. There's so much more We need to fix So just forget Big Ben at Six.

Copyright © | Year Posted 2017




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Date: 8/21/2017 12:44:00 PM
Nice :)
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Date: 8/21/2017 12:02:00 PM
OOps! Brain fart there Jan - thanks for the prod! Poem updated! LOL.
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Date: 8/21/2017 11:48:00 AM
LOl the Didds great humour here. I understood Big Ben will be silent for 4 years not 4 months - maybe they could play pre recorded 'bongs' so folks don't miss the chimes ringing out. I especially love the stanza about the news that really made me smile:-) hugs jan xx
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Date: 8/21/2017 11:27:00 AM
What a clock up
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Date: 8/21/2017 11:26:00 AM
What a clock up ?? Good fun
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