– on Donald Trump’s visit to the United Kingdom
And in the heat of summer time
Walking by England’s fountains seen
A man who thought he was a God
And King of England’s pastures green
We did not countenance his crime
Drew lines upon our crowded hills
And sang Jerusalem, Trump is here
Among us – dark Satanic chills
Bring me balloons of tan and gold
Bring me cartoons and bold satire
Bring tea and beer; Oh, clowns untold!
Bring me the jokes that will not tire!
I will bring cheese to fuel the fight
Or something silly in my hand
This isn’t Trump’s Jerusalem
And we don’t want him in our land
© Gail Foster 12th July 2018
Little Trumpy stomped his foot
‘Look what Sloppy Steve has put!’
He said, and spitting out a sweet
Went red, and did another tweet
Little Trumpy’s button glowed
As from his tiny fingers flowed
Such foolish words as children sing
In playgrounds when they’re bullying
Little Trumpy, he’s the boy
Just William crossed with Fauntleroy
And Violet, the spoilt chick
Who thcreamed and thcreamed till she was thick
And Little Kim. What can I say
Like who’d want him to come to play
Imagine games of pass the parcel
‘OK Kim, you win’ (you arsehole)
God save us from these little boys!
Their tantrums, and exploding toys!
‘Say, my Dad’s bigger than your Dad’
‘My button’s bigger, and it’s rad’
Call the Nanny! Raise a shout!
Is Poppins anywhere about?
Or anyone who, without fear
Can clip the fat boys round the ear?
Tell them that it isn’t clever!
Send them to their beds, whatever!
Or maybe make a little chart
To stick gold stars on when they fart!
Adults are in classrooms taught
That wars are in theatres fought
And not by little kids at play
Who trash the nursery each day
I do despair. Damn, what’s to do
They’ve barely learned to hold their poo
But wait for one to chuck his ball
Out of his pram, and fuck us all
© Gail Foster 6th January 2018