Archduke Franz Ferdinand
Has a lot to answer for.
He failed to dodge the bullets,
And so started the First World War.
A short poem which makes light of a very serious historical event, the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand, which precipitated the start of World War I.
Short rhyming poem
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