Marriott Edgar

(1880 - 1951 / Kirkcudbright / Scotland)

Marriott Edgar Poems

1. The Jubilee Sov'Reign 1/3/2003
2. Uppards 1/3/2003
3. Up'Ards 1/1/2004
4. William Rufus 1/3/2003
5. The Runcorn Ferry 1/3/2003
6. The Return Of Albert 1/3/2003
7. The Recumbent Posture 1/3/2003
8. Three Ha'Pence A Foot 1/3/2003
9. Joe Ramsbottom 1/3/2003
10. Richard Coeur De Lion 1/3/2003
11. Sam Goes To It 1/3/2003
12. Fair Rosamond 1/3/2003
13. Jonah And The Grampus 1/3/2003
14. The Burghers Of Calais 1/3/2003
15. Balbus 1/3/2003
16. The Channel Swimmer 1/3/2003
17. The 'Ole In The Ark 1/3/2003
18. Queen Matilda 1/3/2003
19. Henry The Seventh 1/3/2003
20. Sam's Racehorse 1/3/2003
21. Sam's Christmas Pudding 1/3/2003
22. Canute The Great 1/3/2003
23. The Lion And Albert 1/3/2003
24. Gunner Joe 1/3/2003
25. Marksman Sam 1/3/2003
26. Albert And His Savings 1/3/2003
27. Albert And The 'Eadsman 1/3/2003
28. Little Aggie 1/3/2003
29. Asparagus 1/3/2003
30. George And The Dragon 1/3/2003
31. Albert Down Under 1/1/2004
32. Goalkeeper Joe 1/3/2003
33. Albert's Return 1/3/2003
34. The Battle Of Hastings 1/3/2003
35. Magna Carta 1/3/2003
36. Albert And The Lion 1/1/2004
Best Poem of Marriott Edgar

Albert And The Lion

There's a famous seaside place called Blackpool,
That's noted for fresh air and fun,
And Mr and Mrs Ramsbottom
Went there with young Albert, their son.

A grand little lad was young Albert,
All dressed in his best; quite a swell
With a stick with an 'orse's 'ead 'andle,
The finest that Woolworth's could sell.

They didn't think much of the Ocean:
The waves, they were fiddlin' and small,
There was no wrecks and nobody drownded,
Fact, nothing to laugh at at all.

So, seeking for further amusement,
They paid and went into the Zoo,
Where they'd ...

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Three Ha'Pence A Foot

I'll tell you an old-fashioned story
That Grandfather used to relate,
Of a joiner and building contractor;
'Is name, it were Sam Oglethwaite.

In a shop on the banks of the Irwell,
Old Sam used to follow 'is trade,
In a place you'll have 'eard of, called Bury;
You know, where black puddings is made.

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