I wish I could write like this or …………… an excuse to pinch some poems from one of my favorite poet, writer and comic, the late Spike Milligan because I am too lazy to come up with an original post.
But seriously, he is an exceptionally creative mind and here are three of my favorite poems of his;
Indian BoyhoodWhat happened to the boy I was? Why did he run away? And leave me old and thinking, like There’d been no yesterday? What happened then? Was I that boy? Who laughed and swam in the bund Is there no going back? No recompense? Is there nothing? No refund?
A Silly PoemSaid Hamlet to Ophelia, I’ll draw a sketch of thee, What kind of pencil shall I use? 2B or not 2B?
Dr. O’DellDr. O’Dell, fell down the well And broke his collar bone Which only goes to prove That doctors should attend the sick And leave the well alone