Louis Macneice

(12 September 1907 – 3 September 1963 / Belfast)

Bagpipe Music - Poem by Louis Macneice

It's no go the merrygoround, it's no go the rickshaw,
All we want is a limousine and a ticket for the peepshow.
Their knickers are made of crepe-de-chine, their shoes are made of python,
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Comments about Bagpipe Music by Louis Macneice

  • Rookie - 184 Points Brian Jani (6/19/2014 5:14:00 AM)

    Louise i like this poem, it speaks to the reader (Report) Reply

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  • Rookie Malcolm Evison (9/16/2005 9:59:00 AM)

    Humorous as it may be with regards to Class and social mores, flirtations with theosophy etc., one is brought up with a start... the realization that this was written in 1937 and, the more specific social unrest in Spain and Germany... the fall of the glass is unstoppable! (Report) Reply








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