Roger McGough

(November 9 - 1937 / Liverpool / England)

Goodbat Nightman


God bless all policemen
and fighters of crime,
May thieves go to jail
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  • Rookie Peter Richards (9/3/2011 12:37:00 PM)

    There is a very great deal of allusion to this:
    http: //allpoetry.com/poem/8518995-Vespers-by-A.A._Milne

    For McGough's immediate audience in Britain when his poem was written, 'Vespers' was probably so well known as to render accreditation unnecessary. Handy info for any student types that pop in here though? (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Clesec Swahn (11/7/2009 5:08:00 PM)

    That has got to be one of the best poems I have ever read. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 0 Points Tom Prato (2/10/2006 2:58:00 AM)

    Jolly and exquisite. Who doesnt like Batman and Robin? The poet has captured the flavour of the child's response to these two adorable comic heroes. Superb! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Pupils Furzedown Primary (11/18/2004 3:54:00 AM)

    We like your poem because it is funny and joyfull (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Lenchen Elf (11/12/2004 5:40:00 PM)

    Still makes me laugh. (Report) Reply

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