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The weather is splendid
what a shame for to waste
so let’s have a party
to the garden, make haste
bring all of your chums
and come for a schmooze
but before I forget, will you
Bring Your Own Booze

The PM, the staffers
the interns, the smarties
there’s plenty of cheese
at Downing Street parties
bring all of your chums
let’s create headline news
but do not forget, to
Bring Your Own Booze

Separated from neighbours
... leaving food at their doors
... no hospital visits
... we abide by the laws
... last rites if we’re lucky
... family funerals are stark
... with a thermos of coffee
... and goodbyes in the park
... drive the motorways home
... in near silence and dark

roll up, for the plebs
can’t see over these walls
they need never know that we
take them for fools
they’re a long way from guessing
at check-out’s in queues
it’s Downing Street practice to
Bring Your Own Booze
it’s one rule for us so
Bring Your Own Booze


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