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Poem entitled 'Danger Gas'

by BBC Open Centre, Hull

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by George Smith
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submitted by his daughter Janet Leake
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03 June 2005

'Danger Gas'

If you get a choking feeling and a smell of musty hay,
You can bet your bottom dollor that there's Phosgene on the way.
And that smell of bleaching powder,
will inevitably mean,
That the enemy you are meeting
is the gas called Chlorine.
If you start getting breathless,
and your chest is feeling tight,
Then the danger you are facing is the gas called Louvite.
But if you skin beins to blister with a burning pain, Alas,
Then cover up and make it quick for this is Musturd Gas!

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