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Wednesday, 21 March 2012

In praise of poetry...


Still on the subject of eggs, here’s a little vintage verse from Spike Milligan for World Poetry Day:

There once lived a virile cockerel
With a thousand hens in Spain,
Now he's old and slow
So he'll never go
To work on an egg again.

Chorus: In Spain the rain falls, etc., etc.

I love the childlike charm of Milligan’s poetry.

Do you?

PS ShopCurious has its own collection of curiously psychogeographical poems – click here to visit Matt Bryden’s poetry map.

2 comments:

Jan said...

Darn - yet another 'WORLD' day I was unaware of.
:)

Style Porn said...

Oooo--I didn't even know psychogeographical was a word!