William Topaz McGonagall

(1830 - 1902 / Edinburgh / Scotland)

William Topaz McGonagall Poems

1. A Descriptive Poem On The Silvery Tay 1/3/2003
2. Women's Suffrage 1/3/2003
3. The Tay Bridge Disaster 1/3/2003
4. A Christmas Carol 1/3/2003
5. An Address To Shakespeare 1/3/2003
6. A New Temperance Poem, In Memory Of My Departed Parents, Who Were Sober Living & God Fearing People 1/3/2003
7. A Humble Heroine 1/3/2003
8. Adventures Of King Robert The Bruce 1/3/2003
9. A Tale Of Christmas Eve 1/3/2003
10. An All-Night Sea Fight 1/3/2003
11. An Excursion Steamer Sunk In The Tay 1/3/2003
12. The Crucifixion Of Christ 1/3/2003
13. An Address To The New Tay Bridge 1/3/2003
14. A Requisition To The Queen 1/3/2003
15. The Railway Bridge Of The Silvery Tay 1/3/2003
16. The Hero Of Rorke's Drift 1/3/2003
17. A Soldier's Reprieve 1/3/2003
18. An Autumn Reverie 1/3/2003
19. An Adventure In The Life Of King James V Of Scotland 1/3/2003
20. A Summary History Of Lord Clive 1/3/2003
21. A New Year's Resolution To Leave Dundee 1/3/2003
22. A Tribute To Mr Murphy And The Blue Ribbon Army 1/3/2003
23. A Tale Of The Sea 1/3/2003
24. The Sunderland Calamity 1/3/2003
25. The Battle Of Waterloo 1/3/2003
26. A Tribute To Dr. Murison 1/3/2003
27. An Ode To The Queen On Her Jubilee Year 1/3/2003
28. The Sorrows Of The Blind 1/3/2003
29. An Ode To The Queen 1/3/2003
30. The Blind Girl 1/3/2003
31. The Battle Of Tel-El-Kebir 1/3/2003
32. Descriptive Jottings Of London 1/3/2003
33. The Destroying Angel 1/3/2003
34. The Moon 1/3/2003
35. A Tale Of Elsinore 1/3/2003
36. An Address To The Rev. George Gilfillan 1/3/2003
37. The Disastrous Fire At Scarborough 1/3/2003
38. The Death Of Lord And Lady Dalhousie 1/3/2003
39. The Relief Of Mafeking 1/3/2003
40. The Little Match Girl 1/3/2003
Best Poem of William Topaz McGonagall

A Descriptive Poem On The Silvery Tay

Beautiful silvery Tay,
With your landscapes, so lovely and gay,
Along each side of your waters, to Perth all the way;
No other river in the world has got scenery more fine,
Only I am told the beautiful Rhine,
Near to Wormit Bay, it seems very fine,
Where the Railway Bridge is towering above its waters sublime,
And the beautiful ship Mars,
With her Juvenile Tare,
Both lively and gay,
Does carelessly lie By night and by day,
In the beautiful Bay
Of the silvery Tay.
Beautiful, beautiful silvery Tay,
Thy scenery is enchanting on a fine summer day,
Near ...

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Beautiful city of Glasgow, with your streets so neat and clean,
Your stateley mansions, and beautiful Green!
Likewise your beautiful bridges across the River Clyde,
And on your bonnie banks I would like to reside.

Chorus --

Then away to the west -- to the beautiful west!
To the fair city of Glasgow that I like the best,

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