Kim Jong-Il 1942-2011

A short verse noting the passing of North Korean dictator Kim Jong-Il who starved his people, amassed one of the largest armies on earth and sustained his power with an elaborate and improbable cult of personality

Kim Jong-Il

Ran up an exorbitant bill

With millions of Koreans in need

He was a very dear Leader indeed


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