A thought on the Italian elections…


The land of pizza and pasta
Goes to the polls this week
But not to say ‘basta
It’s stability they seek

The choices they face are wide
A movement of Five Stars
Silvio’s seeking to regain his pride
But some say he should be behind bars !

Global markets are nervous
As well they ought to be
The growth curves are not yet bulbous
The bad news is there for all to see.

And, postscriptum, farewell, Holy Father
Sixteenth of the Benedictine line
Not sure what you achieved
But I’m sure history’ll treat you just fine !

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About TI

TI is based in Auckland, New Zealand. TI's somewhat eclectic interests include (but are certainly not limited to) legal humour (the law can be funny), good wine, the search for the best possible chocolate, alcoholic beverages, travel, commercial aircraft, photography, weird news stories and classical music.
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