Margaret Kollmer

Rookie - 9 Points (South Africa)

At The Start Of The War In Iraq - Poem by Margaret Kollmer

Now Idi Amin was Big Daddy
And Saddam Hussein Bagh Daddy
Both Daddies are baddies
But another bad laddie
Is Bad Daddy’s laddie Bush-Daddy! !

I can’t write a Limmie with flair
And when watching TV I just stare
So much shock and awe
This terrible war
Has left my life’s fun-cupboard bare.

The cream of our youth and Bush picked ‘em
Your son or mine – one more victim?
Our hearts sigh in sorrow
For after tomorrow
There’ll still be no change in his dictum.

Comments about At The Start Of The War In Iraq by Margaret Kollmer

  • (7/6/2008 6:02:00 AM)

    A sad commentary on Man's inhumanity to Man! (Report) Reply

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  • Hana K (6/8/2008 8:04:00 PM)

    That's great poem...
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Poem Submitted: Sunday, March 30, 2008

Poem Edited: Monday, June 9, 2008

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