The street life tarnished the rest of society. Gliding it all away into obscurity, So it lost all its luster. It reduces the senses, Like mother's strongest gin, Sending her bounding, Insane and naked, Straight down to the Thames For a swim with her lost children. The incessant droning din Of performers in Covent Garden Pollutes my ears and degrades my mind. Their inane warble to fool the mob Brings disrepute to our proud kingdom And, quite frankly, our species!
Charles Babbage, English polymath, was born today in 1791.
John Horton Conway, English mathematician, famous for Conway’s Game of Life, was born today in 1937.
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I enjoyed the poem.