The irrepressible and frequently incorrect dhothersall started it. It's not my fault, I promise.
So #indyrefpoetry is a thing. All of my efforts have been far, far too terrible to commit to the Twitters, but that's what I have a longform blog for, so now you all must suffer. scotm deserves credit for originally enduring all of these over IMs. He will testify that, although terrible, they were at least written very fast. Regular readers may recall that I seem to do all right at iambic pentameter. How bad can it be?( Pretty damn bad, actually )
My last attempt actually fit into 140 chars, and was
Oh, ye cannae shove yer Westminster oligarchs aff a gravy train. Thus was it indicated, quite appropriately I think, that it was time to stop.
ETA.( Oh, no, there's more )
I tried to do a pastiche of Sassoon, but it just isn't going to work. Sassoon is beyond my meagre skills. You should probably consider yourselves lucky.
No, I'm not going to do Rabbie, and you all already know why.