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Paul The Psychic Octopus

1 Leave a comment on verse 1 0 Paul the Psychic Octopus
didn’t live by the sea.
He floated in a luxurious tank,
In a land called Germany.

2 Leave a comment on verse 2 0 Now, all the world’s bookmakers
disliked that rascal Paul.
He correctly guessed match after match,
He nearly guessed them all.

3 Leave a comment on verse 3 0 Paul the Psychic Octopus
didn’t live by the sea.
He floated in a luxurious tank,
In a land called Germany.

4 Leave a comment on verse 4 0 All those heartless bookmakers
didn’t cry at Paul’s demise,
as he floated up to squid heaven
and the big tank in the skies.

5 Leave a comment on verse 5 0 Paul the Psychic Octopus
didn’t live by the sea.
He floated in a luxurious tank,
In a land called Germany.

6 Leave a comment on verse 6 0 But football fans one and all
with gambling predilections,
will shed a tear as they wonder where
they’ll now find their predictions.

7 Leave a comment on verse 7 0 Paul the Psychic Octopus
didn’t live by the sea.
He floated in a luxurious tank,
In a land called Germany.

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Notes

To the tune of Puff the Magic Dragon (thank you Peter, Paul & Mary!)

Source: http://footballpoets.org/poems/paul-the-psychic-octopus/