Boris Johnson

To a Turkish president

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There was a young fellow from Ankara

Who was a terrific wankera

Till he sowed his wild oats

With the help of a goat

But he didn’t even stop to thankera.

*Extempore limerick in conversation with Nicholas Farrell and Urs Gehriger for the Swiss newspaper Die Weltwoche. On the grounds of its spontaneity, it has been judged the winner of The Spectator’s President Erdogan Offensive Poetry Competition