Boris Johnson Wrote A Bloody Awful Poem

Warning: this post includes the full poem.

1. London mayor Boris Johnson has written a poem. He read it out at the launch party of a book by his friend, journalist Rachel Kelly. It is awful.

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The poem was published by the Evening Standard.

2. The poem goes on for quite some time.

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(Boris was in the Bullingdon Club with Rachel Kelly’s husband, a banker called Sebastian.)

3. It includes a segment about London transport.

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4. And a bit where he called Ed Miliband a mysterious four-letter word that rhymes with “Blunt”.

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5. Lots of political jokes.

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6. Eventually it finishes.

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Never do this again, Boris.

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Tom Phillips is the UK editorial director for BuzzFeed and is based in London.
 
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