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The Nation's Favourite: Comic Poems This Wonderful Anthology Contains Some Of The Nation S All Time Favourite Comic Poetry From Much Loved Classics Such As Lewis Carroll S Curious Jabberwocky To Lesser Known And Forgotten Gems Such As Gelett Burgess S The Purple Cow , Griff Rhys Jones Takes Us On A Poetic Tour Of Witty, Nonsensical And Plain Laugh Out Loud Funny Poems The Selection Brings Together Poets From Every Age And Every Walk Of Life, From Shakespeare To Victoria Wood And From Keats To Benjamin Zephaniah There Is Roald Dahl S Cunning Variation On Little Red Riding Hood , Spike Milligan S Brilliantly Ridiculous On The Ning Nang Nong As Well As Several Entries From The Ever Elusive Anon, Including One Delightfully Succint Peas Remembered, Half Remembered, Cherished Or Written On A Tea Towel, Here Are Some Of The Nation S Favourite Comic Poems

10 thoughts on “The Nation's Favourite: Comic Poems

  1. says:

    very funny but would have preferred it to have been written by spike milligan.

  2. says:

    This was a charming collection of various humorous poems from a range of writers and historical periods, with someprolific comedic poets havingthan one entry Allow me to pick out a few personal highlights Spike Milligan, whose surreal comic writing for the Goons I greatly admire, naturally made an appearance I was also very pleased to see Victoria Wood s song Saturday Night which, being a No

  3. says:

    A good selection of verses and glad to see John Agard if only the one included A bit wasted on myself as I could probably recite any that piqued my interest already but a good start to get the weans going Is it cheating to put the Hippopotamus Song in the anthology though Ah well.

  4. says:

    I d like to see this updated, a new collection for the millennium The poetry lacks the vibrancy of new poets and there are so few women s voices in there.Enough great humour to have me chuckling and help get over the misogynistic inclusions and omissions

  5. says:

    Witty poems, clever poems, some poems which surely are deeply serious but comic, no Poetry can t be comic humorous, maybe Whatever.

  6. says:

    Thoroughly enjoyable read The poems were both funny and sometimes very challenging There are numerous gems to which I will return.

  7. says:

    The PigIt was an evening in November,As I very well remember,I was strolling down the street in drunken pride,But my knees were all a flutter,And I landed in the gutterAnd a pig came up and lay down by my side.Yes, I lay there in the gutterThinking thoughts I could not utter,When a colleen passing by did softly say You can tell a man who boozesBy the company he chooses And the pig got up and slowly walked away So, just to give a taste of wh

  8. says:

    mostly fun a nicely bound collection of humorous poems and limericks i actually read many of these aloud even though i was the only person in the room some poems just have to be spoken out loud it was easy to imagine the various folks i know who would enjoy certain of these poems while others would enjoy still others the most fun reading from this collection was when i imagined children enjoying certain of the poems.

  9. says:

    A pretty mundane collection of 108 comic poems Eclectic to a fault, I thought a quarter fitted the definition and brought a smile.

  10. says:

    Not sure I can add much to Birch s review return return The selection is excellent, covering old and new A great pick me up, as you find yourself laughing out loud at many of the poems Although everyone s sense of humour is not the same, there should be something for everyone here.

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