Roger McGough

(November 9 - 1937 / Liverpool / England)

Let Me Die A Youngman's Death Poem by Roger McGough

Let me die a youngman's death
not a clean and inbetween
the sheets holywater death
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Comments about this poem (Let Me Die A Youngman's Death by Roger McGough )

  • Rookie - 3 Points Charles Wiles (Best Love Poems) (12/29/2007 5:36:00 PM)

    I hope I die a youngman's death! But however I die, I hope someone reads my poem 'Live Well and Long' at my funeral. (Report) Reply

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  • Rookie ooo ooo (12/3/2007 9:02:00 PM)

    This is one of my favorite poems, its me in so many levels, I love to read it over and over (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Zainab Salim (10/14/2007 6:54:00 AM)

    A vegreat poem
    I extremely enjoyed reading your poem here

    ^^ (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Susan Luka (9/17/2007 7:42:00 PM)

    I was just wondering... which part did the mistress keep? (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Martin Swords (7/4/2007 6:55:00 AM)

    Always loved this poem, and your many other irreverent poems.
    We speak the same thoughts in Dublin (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 10 Points Colin J... (1/7/2007 3:43:00 PM)

    I'm with you, Rodger, lovely poem, Colin (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Alexis Brown (12/7/2006 4:05:00 PM)

    wow..... that's funny and weird at the same time. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Brian Dorn (7/19/2006 12:23:00 PM)

    McGough's zest for life is particularly apparent in a poem about death... life should be exciting from beginning to end. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie David Blaine (6/26/2006 1:34:00 PM)

    Nice! Very nice sense of humour and good use of double meanings.

    He did die young, didn't he? ^_^ (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Astral Shepherd (12/16/2005 2:40:00 PM)

    how true to heart of the heart that lives young, grows younger year by year. This the soul that cries out for life and holds nothing for granted. to die a cowboy death 'with yer boots on' (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Ian Curtis (10/12/2005 5:18:00 AM)

    What a poet, what a poem (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Lenchen Elf (11/12/2004 5:42:00 PM)

    My sentiments entirely, I want to be an Extremely Badly Behaved Nanna (Report) Reply

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