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ON A POLITICIAN, by                 Poet Analysis     Poet's Biography
First Line: Here, richly, with ridiculous display
Last Line: I wept: for I had longed to see him hanged
Alternate Author Name(s): Belloc, Joseph Hilaire Pierre Rene
Variant Title(s): Epitaph On The Poilitician
Subject(s): Hate; Politics & Government

The Politician's corpse was laid away.
While all of his acquaintance sneered and slanged
I wept:for I had longed to see him hanged.

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