Spike Milligan

(16 April 1918 – 27 February 2002 / Ahmednagar)

Values '67 Poem by Spike Milligan


Pass by citizen
don't look left or right
Keep those drip dry eyes straight ahead
A tree? Chop it down- it's a danger
to lightning!
Pansies calling for water,
Let 'em die- queer bastards-
Seek comfort in the scarlet, labour
saving plastic rose
Fresh with the frangrance of Daz!
Sunday! Pray citizen;
Pray no rain will fall
On your newly polished
Four wheeled
God

Envoi

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder
Get it out with Optrex

Submitted: Friday, January 03, 2003

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  • Bronze Star - 2,223 Points Anthony Di''anno (5/18/2014 8:51:00 AM)

    'Pass by citizen,
    don't look left or right',

    Keep those glassy eyed stares straight to the floor,

    A scruffy outstretched hand? Call the police - it's a danger to itself!

    Flowers calling for water,
    It'll be right, - somebody else will do it,

    You're always giving to charity,
    the one that begins at home,

    too protective of your fragrence,

    Sunday! Pray citizen;
    that your god may not see all.

    Envoi

    All the world's a stage,
    Where acting appears to be all the rage. (Report) Reply

  • Bronze Star - 2,223 Points Anthony Di''anno (5/18/2014 8:48:00 AM)

    'Pass by citizen,
    don't look left or right',

    Keep those glassy eyed stares straight to the floor,

    A scruffy outstretched hand? Call the police - it's a danger to itself!

    Flowers calling for water,
    It'll be right, - somebody else will do it,

    You're always giving to charity,
    the one that begins at home,

    too protective of your fragrence,

    Sunday! Pray citizen;
    that your god may not see all.

    Envoi

    All the world's a stage,
    Where acting appears to be all the rage. (Report) Reply

  • Bronze Star - 2,223 Points Anthony Di''anno (5/18/2014 8:46:00 AM)

    'Pass by citizen,
    don't look left or right',

    Keep those glassy eyed stares straight to the floor,

    A scruffy outstretched hand? Call the police - it's a danger to itself!

    Flowers calling for water,
    It'll be right, - somebody else will do it,

    You're always giving to charity,
    the one that begins at home,

    too protective of your fragrence,

    Sunday! Pray citizen;
    that your god may not see all.

    Envoi

    All the world's a stage,
    acting appears to be all the rage. (Report) Reply

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