Roald Dahl

(13 September 1916 – 23 November 1990 / Cardiff / Wales)

There's No Earthly Way Of Knowing - Poem by Roald Dahl

There's no earthly way of knowing
Which direction they are going!
There's no knowing where they're rowing,
Or which way they river's flowing!
Not a speck of light is showing,
So the danger must be growing,
For the rowers keep on rowing,
And they're certainly not showing
Any signs that they are slowing...


Comments about There's No Earthly Way Of Knowing by Roald Dahl

  • Gold Star - 52,073 Points Frank James Ryan Jr...fjr (6/18/2015 6:02:00 PM)

    The rhythm keeps beat-I N G! (Report) Reply

    1 person liked.
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  • Silver Star - 4,238 Points Primrose Tee (5/5/2014 4:57:00 AM)

    this one is a good poem too (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 184 Points Brian Jani (4/28/2014 4:10:00 AM)

    You surely know how to wrote, I like each and every poem of yours (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Maidie Franklin (1/9/2013 11:04:00 AM)

    i would give this charming/grizzly poem a 7, possibly an eight..some of his work is suitable for children,
    however, most poems are too grizzly for my six and eight year old granddaughters.
    any adult who has a sense of humor should find his body of work utterly amusing and delightful. most
    of these poems point (brilliantly) to the foibles that we have.... (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Maidie Franklin (1/9/2013 11:04:00 AM)

    i would give this charming/grizzly poem a 7, possibly an eight..some of his work is suitable for children,
    however, most poems are too grizzly for my six and eight year old granddaughters.
    any adult who has a sense of humor should find his body of work utterly amusing and delightful. most
    of these poems point (brilliantly) to the foibles that we have.... (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, March 30, 2010



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