World War III: Icarus Allsorts

The end of The nuclear age
Daily prompt: Age

COVID Odyssey by Alan Grace

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

View original post 219 more words

One Comment Add yours

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s