Members Who Read Most Number Of Poems

Live Scores

Click here to see the rest of the list

(18 January 1882 – 31 January 1956 / Kilburn, London)

What do you think this poem is about?

For Example: love, art, fashion, friendship and etc.

The Wrong House

I went into a house, and it wasn't a house,
It has big steps and a great big hall;
But it hasn't got a garden,
A garden,
A garden,
It isn't like a house at all.

I went into a house, and it wasn't a house,
It has a big garden and great high wall;
But it hasn't got a may-tree,
A may-tree,
A may-tree,
It isn't like a house at all.

I went into a house, and it wasn't a house -
Slow white petals from the may-tree fall;
But it hasn't got a blackbird,
A blackbird,
A blackbird,
It isn't like a house at all.

I went into a house, and I thought it was a house,
I could hear from the may-tree the blackbird call…
But nobody listened to it,
Nobody
Liked it,
Nobody wanted it at all.

Submitted: Wednesday, January 18, 2012


Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Comments about this poem (Happiness by Alan Alexander Milne )

Enter the verification code :

There is no comment submitted by members..

People who read Alan Alexander Milne also read

Top 500 Poems

[Hata Bildir]