Gremlin Grexit

Gremlin Grexit

Facebook posts keep disappearing
It’s those pesky Gremlins I am sure
Mr Zukerberg just won’t sort it
It’s about time we had a cure

There is never any warning
They will pounce at any time
Posts disappear forever
It’s become a national crime

They also duplicate your comments
Make you look a right old fool
In the world of social media
Those prankster Gremlins seem to rule

They’re hell bent on disruption
As they divide and multiply
There’s no control, the just run riot
Snatching posts from you and I

Spawned by lethal algorithms
Of that there is no doubt
This invasion must be halted
It’s time they were driven out

We need social media champions
To have a Gremlin purge
Highly skilled pest controllers
Who can rid us of this scourge

Perhaps a political solution
Would turn this grave situation round
Might Farage have the answer
Surely he would bring them Gremlins down

May is busy with her house move
And Corbyn would run a mile
We could call upon Anne Widdicombe
To unleash her strictly killer smile

A new party of honest politicians
Could be just what we need
To open the door marked exit
And push the Gremlins through at speed

Pass a bill for Gremlin abolition
And rid us of this infestation
Give us back our posting freedom
With some simple legislation

So forget about HS2 and Brexit
Let’s stand together, hale and hearty
And get rid of all these Gremlins
By voting for the new Grexit Party

©️Karen Stoker 26/05/19

About the author

Kes
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I love to write the odd poem when inspired by some event or happening in my own life or that of my family and friends. I usually just write poems for my own pleasure, but I have enjoyed sharing a few of my efforts on Silversurfers and have received some wonderful comments from the community. My pastimes include Rugby Union; I follow Leicester Tigers. I call myself a 'Hobby Colourist' and enjoy the work of the inky black and white artist Johanna Basford, and I also enjoy photography, in a very amature pastime kind of way.

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Wendy16
28th May 2019
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Excellent Karen. About time the facebook Gremlins were put in place lol. Live in hope XXX
Kes
28th May 2019
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Thank you for your comment Wendy. Think I’m going to need Gremlin counselling.
Tickle
27th May 2019
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Brilliant Karen,you’ve kept your talents quiet.
Kes
27th May 2019
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Thank you very much for your kind comment.
Pat Ball
27th May 2019
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Love it Karen. So true but annoying when they attack you out the blue xx
Kes
27th May 2019
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Thanks very much Patty. It’s fingers crossed every time you press send. I’ve given up deleting the duplicates. Arrrgh!
Yodama
27th May 2019
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Funny and succinct poem Karen, I loved it. So very true.
No need for the politicians to sort it, call Pest Control
Here's to Grexit!!
Kes
27th May 2019
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Thanks very much Bridget. You have to laugh. The alternative is to throw your laptop/tablet/iPad/mobile up the wall in frustration.
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Fantastic poem Karen ... oh how those gremlins on Facebook like to frustrate us! Will share on Facebook tomorrow! 🙂
Kes
26th May 2019
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Thank you Sally. Love the graphic. Haha. Kx.

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