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Georgie Porgie, pudding and pie, Kissed an Iraqi and made him die. When Osama came out to play, Georgie Porgie ran away. WILLIAM WITHERUP is the author of Down Wind, Down River: New and Selected Poems. West End Press, 2000 (C) WILLIAM WITHERUP 2003

Georgie Porgie

by WILLIAM WITHERUP

Georgie Porgie, pudding and pie,
Kissed an Iraqi and made him die.

When Osama came out to play,
Georgie Porgie ran away.

WILLIAM WITHERUP is the author of Down Wind, Down River: New and Selected Poems. West End Press, 2000

(C) WILLIAM WITHERUP 2003