The Hippopotamus by Hilaire Belloc

I shoot the Hippopotamus

With bullets made of platinum.

Because if I used leaden ones

His hide is sure to flatten ’em.

 

by Hilaire Belloc

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Russian and Welsh poetry. Also there is a selection of other poetry alongside reviews of literature, films, theatre, food, drink and various other matters. Any support via comments, likes, follows and subscribing is appreciated.

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