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What might have been


His name was Barry

He was a showboy

But that was thirty years ago

When he used to do the show

Now it’s a talkshow

But not for Barry

Still in the suit he used to wear

Faded gel streaks in his hair

He won’t return their call

No matter how they crawl

He lost his slot

And he lost his marbles

But he’s found Ron Paul

He can’t cope-a

Cope-a with Hassel

The toughest chick west of Newcastle

Not like Rosie

Rosie O’Donnell

Barry knows she’ll melt

When he brings up steel melt

He can’t cope-a

He lost his slot…

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