Andrew Dickson

Kettlethorpe, Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Andrew Dickson
Kettlethorpe, Wakefield, West Yorkshire
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British Nuclear Testing

Rating: 4.0

Valiant Bombers jetted into the skies,
down on the island, buzzing with flies.
Crouched on the beach, without protection,
servicemen without a means of detection.

Huddled in the sand, they covered their eyes,
as the roar of the engines, drowned the buzzings of flies,
Then, turning as ordered, they took in the sight,
a clear demonstration of ultimate might.

Clouds belched from the sea, in a mushroom of colour,
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