Roger McGough

(November 9 - 1937 / Liverpool / England)

The Leader Poem by Roger McGough


I wanna be the leader
I wanna be the leader
Can I be the leader?
Can I? I can?
Promise? Promise?
Yippee I'm the leader
I'm the leader

OK what shall we do?

Submitted: Friday, January 03, 2003

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Comments about this poem (The Leader by Roger McGough )

  • Rookie Sergio Garza (9/23/2009 4:40:00 AM)

    He went to college to write this? These are the words of a teen trying to be clever about the absurdness of politics. Ha! Ridiculous. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Chris Thomas (1/15/2009 2:06:00 PM)

    It reads like the opening lines of a Prime Minister's C.V. Absolutely Class! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Sallie Howson (1/30/2006 10:13:00 AM)

    think this poem should be dedicated to all politicians (Report) Reply

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