Brian Patten

(7 February 1946 / Liverpool / England)

Gust Becos I Cud Not Spel


Gust becos I cud not spel
It did not mean I was daft
When the boys in school red my riting
Some of them laffed

But now I am the dictater
They have to rite like me
Utherwise they cannot pas
Ther GCSE

Some of the girls were ok
But those who laffed a lot
Have al bean rownded up
And hav recintly bean shot

The teecher who corrected my speling
As not been shot at al
But four the last fifteen howers
As bean standing up against a wal

He has to stand ther until he can spel
Figgymisgrugifooniyn the rite way
I think he will stand ther for ever
I just inventid it today

Submitted: Saturday, August 16, 2003

Do you like this poem?
6 person liked.
3 person did not like.

What do you think this poem is about?



Read poems about / on: school, today, red, girl

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 (Gust Becos I Cud Not Spel by Brian Patten )

Enter the verification code :

Read all 3 comments »

PoemHunter.com Updates

New Poems

  1. Spaces Of Intellect, RoseAnn V. Shawiak
  2. I Know Why Old People Are Sometimes Very.., Shalom Freedman
  3. Speaking Loudly, RoseAnn V. Shawiak
  4. Not Sure, Michael McParland
  5. Into The Air, Robert Eckstein
  6. Loving you, Jesus James Llorico
  7. Fly away, Sagrario Garcia
  8. Killing Me Softly, Electric Lady
  9. Shh...I'm Hiding, Shrey Anand
  10. Faith in Christ!, Shaila Touchton

Poem of the Day

poet Geoffrey Chaucer

Compleyne ne koude, ne might myn herte never,
My peynes halve, ne what torment I have,
Though that I sholde in your presence ben ever,
Myn hertes lady, as wisly he me save
...... Read complete »

   

Member Poem

Trending Poems

  1. Annabel Lee, Edgar Allan Poe
  2. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  3. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening, Robert Frost
  4. Dreams, Langston Hughes
  5. Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night, Dylan Thomas
  6. Phenomenal Woman, Maya Angelou
  7. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  8. The Raven, Edgar Allan Poe
  9. If, Rudyard Kipling
  10. If You Forget Me, Pablo Neruda

Trending Poets

[Hata Bildir]