Friday, April 09, 2010


His Ecclesiastical Eminence obviously gets a high class of commenter, for one of them has been moved to pen this rather excellent parody of Ozymandias.
I met a traveller from a distant shire
Who said: A vast and pointless shaft of steel
Stands on a hill top… Near it, in the mire,
Half sunk, a shattered turbine lies, whose wheels
And riven blades and snarls of coloured wire
Tell that its owners well their mission read
Which did not last nor, nowhere to be seen,
The hand that paid them and the empty head.
And scrawled around the base these lines are clear:
‘My name is Millibandias, greenest Green.
Look on my works, ye doubters, and despair!’
Nothing beside remains. Round this display
Of reckless cost and loss, blotless and fair,
The green and pleasant landscape rolls away.

Ah, such sweet poetry...


Dave said...

Good post DK. BTW did you read this?

Anonymous said...

... nowhere to be seen,
The hand that paid them and the empty head.

Yes, maybe we should be keeping lists of names... for later.

bewick said...

Spot on Devil. Miliband (Ed) is as big a w*****r as his equally "lacking in real work experience" brother. (hey I told them both by email but didn't use *****.
May they burn on the bonfire of discredited "global warming" shit.

Trixy said...

It may be shorter but I prefer mine
For those hard pressed for time.

Ian B said...

Fucking awesome.