The Ballad of Northern Rock

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Weap not for me my Darling
my days are not yet numbered
for Good Sir Richard comes for me
while all around him slumbered

Fear not for me my Darling
of any knavish plot.
Soon I shall be his virgin queen,
his court a Camelot

Rejoice with me my Darling
for this I’ll be remembered
I have survived the primal jeers
and shall not be dismembered

Prepare the house my Darling
order the bridal gown
for I shall be his Northern Rock
the jewel in his crown

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One Response to The Ballad of Northern Rock

  1. Tudor says:

    Much later:

    The verses were written during the first weeks of the Credit Crunch and as Chancellor Alistair Darling was struggling with the threatened crash of Northern Rock.
    Richard Branson was among those believed to have been approached to help put together a rescue package.

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