Gavrilo Princip famously assassinated Franz Joseph
An action cascading down the ages.
Creating war and mayhem all over Europe.
He became the hottest of hot topics and
Died a forgotten man without glory
-a miserable coughing death of TB-
(They couldn’t even be bothered to shoot him)

And fat quizmasters ask ‘How did Princip die?’
For their pub quizzes.

Mark David Chapman had a cowardly moment,
(Like his hero Robert Ford, killer of Jesse James)
And he shot John Winston Lennon in the back
For his 15 minutes of fame
His murder of a sublime artist was meant
To create limelight for the nonentity
Mark David Chapman

And fat quizmasters ask ‘Who killed Lennon?’
For their pub quizzes.


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