English poetry

Poems in English

The Return of Albert

You’ve ‘eard ‘ow young Albert Ramsbottom, In the Zoo up at Blackpool one year, With a stick and ‘orse’s ‘ead […]

The ‘Ole in the Ark

One evening at dusk as Noah stood on his Ark, Putting green oil in starboard side lamp, His wife came […]

Little Aggie

When Joe Dove took his elephants out on the road He made each one hold fast with his trunk To […]

The Channel Swimmer

Would you hear a Wild tale of adventure Of a hero who tackled the sea, A super-man swimming the ocean, […]

George and the Dragon

I’ll tell you the tale of an old country pub As fancied itself up to date, It had the word […]

The Jubilee Sov’reign

On Jubilee Day the Ramsbottoms Invited relations to tea, Including young Albert’s grandmother – An awkward old. . party, was […]

The Battle of Hastings

I’ll tell of the Battle of Hastings, As happened in days long gone by, When Duke William became King of […]

Albert’s Return

You’ve ‘eard ‘ow young Albert Ramsbottom At the zoo up at Blackpool one year With a stick with an ‘orse’s […]


Mr. Ramsbottom went to the races, A thing as he’d ne’er done before, And as luck always follers beginners, Won […]

Goalkeeper Joe

Joe Dunn were a bobby for football He gave all his time to that sport, He played for the West […]

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