We three fans of Port Vale are
Pissed as newts after the bar
Drowning sorrows, ghastly horrors
Lost six-nil to Q.P.R.!
Oh, bar asunder, bar alight!
Bar is burning, hot & bright
“Save us from the cops tonight.”
©John Steele, 1988, 2008
I had been asked to write a parody of a Christmas Carol for some event a writing friend was involved in. This wasn’t it, but it put me in the mood to write a few more.