Spike Milligan

(16 April 1918 – 27 February 2002 / Ahmednagar)

Bazonka


Say Bazonka every day
That's what my grandma used to say
It keeps at bay the Asian Flu'
And both your elbows free from glue.
So say Bazonka every day
(That's what my grandma used to say)

Don't say it if your socks are dry!
Or when the sun is in your eye!
Never say it in the dark
(The word you see emits a spark)
Only say it in the day
(That's what my grandma used to say)

Young Tiny Tim took her advice
He said it once, he said it twice
he said it till the day he died
And even after that he tried
To say Bazonka! every day
Just like my grandma used to say.

Now folks around declare it's true
That every night at half past two
If you'll stand upon your head
And shout Bazonka! from your bed
You'll hear the word as clear as day
Just like my grandma used to say!

Submitted: Friday, January 03, 2003

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  • Rookie - 10 Points Milica Franchi De Luri (8/1/2009 6:43:00 AM)

    Very funny and aspiring poem. I can't believe that everyone has not given it a 10. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Tj Becker (11/7/2008 9:11:00 AM)

    I am going to start each day with one of your poems. I am smiling ear to ear after only two. No better way to get going and set the mood. What a great talent you have probably the greatest gift you can share. The gift of laughter and smiles: -) A favorite you have become (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Nia Riz (9/6/2008 1:13:00 PM)

    srsly...i agree with mj roxy....

    bazonka... (Report) Reply

  • Rookie MJ Roxy (9/14/2005 12:07:00 AM)

    All i can say is....

    BAZONKA! ! ! ! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie L M (6/15/2005 8:37:00 AM)

    I think this poem is very funny! ! ! And..... abit random! (Report) Reply

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