Learn More

Bertolt Brecht

(10 February 1898 – 14 August 1956 / Augsburg)

Mack the Knife


Oh, the shark has pretty teeth, dear
And he shows them pearly white.
Just a jack knife has Macheath, dear
........................
........................
read full text »


Do you like this poem?
4 person liked.
0 person did not like.

Comments about this poem (Mack the Knife by Bertolt Brecht )

Enter the verification code :

  • Rookie Rev. Dr. A. Jacob Hassler (1/11/2006 12:16:00 PM)

    i'll be damned, Herr Brecht did write this after all along with composer Kurt Weill. a great tune most classically recorded by Bobby Darin.

    Jake (Report) Reply

Trending Poets

Trending Poems

  1. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening, Robert Frost
  2. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  3. Dreams, Langston Hughes
  4. Invictus, William Ernest Henley
  5. Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night, Dylan Thomas
  6. Limbo, Seamus Heaney
  7. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings, Maya Angelou
  8. The Saddest Poem, Pablo Neruda
  9. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  10. A Child's Christmas in Wales, Dylan Thomas

Poem of the Day

poet James Whitcomb Riley

There! little girl; don't cry!
They have broken your doll, I know;
And your tea-set blue,
And your play-house, too,
Are things of the long ago;
...... Read complete »

   

New Poems

  1. The time machine, Yisel Chong
  2. Blue-eyed boy Mr. Death for e.e. cummings, r james sterzinger
  3. Salvation Jane, vince gullaci
  4. A Girl Called Memory, Mashewa1 Nthele
  5. A Fairytale, Apolynn Lagaras
  6. How I Once Spent a Friday Afternoon, M.J. Lemon
  7. Every dog's ordeal, Lubinda Lubinda
  8. An Ethereal Bloom, Margaret Alice Second
  9. surrealist day, lee fones
  10. Gnarled Syllogism, Paul Hartal
[Hata Bildir]