David Wood

Gold Star - 10,739 Points (07 April 1950 / London)

The Bus Stop Flasher - Poem by David Wood

The police looked here
The police looked there,
Oh, those police looked everywhere.
Behind the library, through the shops,
Around the corner where the bus stops.
They tried the High Street – not there
They couldn’t find him anywhere.
Those who saw him didn’t see his face
Because when they did, off he’d race.
Doris saw him, and to her amazement,
Her false teeth fell on the pavement
And chatted and chatted to what gain
Oh, that Bus Stop Flasher strikes again.

Poet's Notes about The Poem

A take on the scarlet pimpernel and a comment on a serious story in my local newspaper. The police didn't know where to look.

Comments about The Bus Stop Flasher by David Wood

  • Gold Star - 5,294 Points Paul Brookes (4/22/2013 9:21:00 AM)

    I laughed so much at this thanks for making my day Great write. BB: O) (Report) Reply

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  • Gold Star - 18,509 Points Lyn Paul (4/18/2013 7:49:00 AM)

    Great work David, What a right laugh this would be. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Kevin Halls (4/17/2013 2:54:00 PM)

    A touch of the Spike Milligan here David. will they ever catch him? (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 4,717 Points Valerie Dohren (4/16/2013 1:30:00 PM)

    Oooh, which bus stop is it David! ! Te he he. Like it. (Report) Reply

  • Bronze Star - 2,825 Points Anthony Di''anno (4/16/2013 10:11:00 AM)

    Giggle. Nice one David. The image of Doris's chattering teeth made me laugh out loud. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 39,822 Points Aftab Alam Khursheed (4/16/2013 7:44:00 AM)

    Police always search and suspect if you suspect then the peek and go nice poem Imagery false teeth fantastic thanks a lot Mr David I myself is haunted as I remembered my childhood earlier my locality was full of orchard and greenery now its not my town became the capital of newly form state Jharkhand.I hope you will enjoy and if thing please let me know (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Poem Edited: Tuesday, April 16, 2013

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