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The Perfect Crime

Roger McGough 1937 (Litherland)



The sword-swallower
stabbed his unfaithful
wife to death

Before disposing
of the murder weapon
in one gulp.
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Submitted by RobertHaigh on June 15, 2020

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Roger McGough

Roger McGough was born in Liverpool and educated at St Mary's College and the University of Hull. He has been a writer for many years, and his numerous collections have established him as one of the most distinctive and powerful voices in contemporary poetry. more…

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