Single Handed

The humour of this poem rests on the propensity of the Iranian criminal justice system to amputate the appropriate body part of miscreants. Eavesdroppers lose their ears, gossips their tongues etc.


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Criminal Records

The metropolitan police arrested a man
He wasn’t a Londoner he was from Iran
What’s his form they would like to know
There’s nothing about him at the C.R.O.
They decided to call the police in Tehran
To see if they had anything on the man
And he had a record in Iran you know
According to those at the Iranian C.R.O.
Two previous convictions for a start
In a box were a hand and a private part
With two priors don’t let him escape
He had one for theft and one for rape

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