World War III: Icarus Allsorts

The end of The nuclear age
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Below is one of the few poems I enjoyed studying at school.

I hope the poem helps launch you into an explosion of laughter.

Icarus Allsorts – Roger McGough
‘A meteorite is reported to have landed
in New England. No damage is said…’

A littlebit of heaven fell
From out the sky one day
It landed in the ocean
Not so very far away
The General at the radar screen
Rubbed his hands with glee
And grinning pressed the button
That started World War Three

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