Michael Rosen

(7 May 1946 / Harrow, London)

Down Behind the Dustbin


Down behind the dustbin
I met a dog called Ted.
‘Leave me alone,’ he says,
‘I’m just going to bed.’
Down behind the dustbin
I met a dog called Roger.
‘Do you own this bin?’ I said.
‘No. I’m only a lodger.’
Down behind the dustbin
I met a dog called Sue.
‘What are you doing here?’ I said.
‘I’ve got nothing else to do.’

Submitted: Friday, January 03, 2003

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
1 person did not like.

Michael Rosen's Other Poems


Read poems about / on: dog, alone

Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Comments about this poem (Down Behind the Dustbin by Michael Rosen )

Enter the verification code :

Read all 3 comments »

Top Poems

  1. Phenomenal Woman
    Maya Angelou
  2. The Road Not Taken
    Robert Frost
  3. If You Forget Me
    Pablo Neruda
  4. Still I Rise
    Maya Angelou
  5. Dreams
    Langston Hughes
  6. Annabel Lee
    Edgar Allan Poe
  7. If
    Rudyard Kipling
  8. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings
    Maya Angelou
  9. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening
    Robert Frost
  10. Invictus
    William Ernest Henley

PoemHunter.com Updates

New Poems

  1. Shiv and Shakti, Rm.Shanmugam Chettiar.
  2. Love Is War, Justin Molebatsi
  3. Shut Up You Drug Addict (Clean Version), Paula Glynn
  4. गोरबो इसिँनिफ्राइ -50, Ronjoy Brahma
  5. Woman's Relation Matters, Rm.Shanmugam Chettiar.
  6. Altar Of Twilight, RoseAnn V. Shawiak
  7. alone! ! !, SALINI NAIR
  8. Grace, Jacque Hardison
  9. Conjure The Music, Margaret Alice Second
  10. गोरबो इसिँनिफ्राइ -49, Ronjoy Brahma

Poem of the Day

poet Sir Walter Scott

The moon's on the lake, and the mist's on the brae,
And the Clan has a name that is nameless by day;
Then gather, gather, gather Grigalach!
Gather, gather, gather Grigalach!

...... Read complete »

   
[Hata Bildir]