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IF EVER I HAD A COUNTRY : L and LI

IF ever I had a country : L - LI

			L

IF ever I had even in my dreams a country
And if ever I dreamt I were the Minister of Defence
I'd order every single soldier airman sailor or M.P. not to take offence
At the guns cannons missiles rockets depth-charges torpedoes or crackers across the fence
Aimed at US by other soldiers airmen sailors and M.P.s unaware of comeuppance
Lest the word get around in our background I was talking nonsense
That is, if ever I dreamt I were the Minister of Defence
And even if I never ever had in my dreams no imaginary country

			LI

IF ever I had even in my dreams a country
And if ever I dreamt I were the Defence Secretary
I'd make it an impardonable offence for every soldier airman sailor or M.P. I embody
To think that right across the fence every soldier airman sailor or M.P. was not my enemy
And I'd fire every last soldier airman sailor or M.P. on or off-duty
Who did not fire his machine-gun cannon missile rocket torpedo at every Tom Dick or Harry 
That is, if ever I dreamt I were the Defence Secretary
And even if I never ever had even in my dreams no country

© T. Wignesan - Paris, August 9, 2018

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Date: 8/9/2018 1:27:00 AM
L is 50 and LI is 51, right?
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T Wignesan
Date: 8/9/2018 4:58:00 AM
RIGHT ! You could check the Internet on Roman numerals: you can find entire tables for all numbers. Thanks for asking. Glad to be of service to a fellow- souper. Every good wish.