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    Guy Fawkes by George Cruikshank (1792-1878)

    Dear Old Guy

    A bit of childhood fun,
    to dress up a dear old Guy
    and burn him on a bonfire
    amid bangers and skyrockets:

    a yearly whoop-up--whoopie!--
    born of religious intolerance,
    innocuous really, whether today
    with trilby or a mock mitre

    though with a barbwire kiss
    thugs might drag a Guy
    from his doorway swill
    and set him alight. Poor Guy.

    Christopher T. George

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    Nice one Chris.

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    Thanks, Pablo and hmtmaj.

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    I look a little like the guy on a saturday.

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