The Bank of England today unveiled the new 50 note which celebrates the life and work of Alan Turing.


The word is that you
Cracked the Nazi code,
Helped to win the cypher-war,
But your own code was secret
Until in a stolen moment you
Cryptically revealed it to an
Investigating officer.

They read you like a book
Afterwards, in the end
It was your country's fascists
Who cracked you, made you
Take your own life
Despite all the lives you saved.

Poetry by Christopher Fernie The PoetBay support member heart!
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Written on 2021-03-25 at 11:27

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Lawrence Beck The PoetBay support member heart!
First class work, Chris. Great title. Sad story.

ken d williams The PoetBay support member heart!
Bravo, Chris!
Ken D