John Betjeman

Rookie (28 August 1906 – 19 May 1984 / London, England)

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  • Candy (4/11/2020 9:43:00 AM)

    I'm looking for a poem that begins:
    Are you one who lies adreaming
    supine, satisfied and steaming...
    I'm pretty sure it's Betjeman - it sounds like him - but I can't find it anywhere

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  • Richard Bright (3/18/2020 12:31:00 PM)

    I am looking for his poem that lists a whole lot of Dorset villages with odd names including Ryme Intrinseca. Can anyone help?

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  • Robin (3/14/2020 5:05:00 PM)

    I would love to know from any kind members if Sir John Betjeman wrote this about Budleigh Salterton -
    " The blood is so blue in Budleigh.. etc

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  • Barry Collins (1/27/2020 10:53:00 AM)

    I used to love playing Sir John's links at St Enodoc and one poem rings very true for me as I have " birdied" the same hole as he did...

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  • Donal Power (10/15/2019 5:12:00 PM)

    With apologies to those who don't approve.

    https: //.youtube/watch? v=5wW5Ymb9hPE

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  • Mincub (10/12/2018 9:42:00 AM)

    I'm looking for a poem...I'm sure it's one of Betjemans...it contains the line.....Sixteen aching arms.....reference to rowers. Can anyone help?
    Thanks
    M

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  • Sloooth (6/25/2018 3:07:00 PM)

    Amazing ❤️ His work

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  • terribilini FORMERly jackson! (2/28/2018 9:39:00 AM)

    By thé Wayne,




    By thé Way

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  • Ian K (7/23/2017 1:10:00 PM)

    The quintessential English poet of the 20th century, the fact that he's easy to read doesn't detract from his genius.

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Best Poem of John Betjeman

Meditation On The A30

A man on his own in a car
Is revenging himself on his wife;
He open the throttle and bubbles with dottle
and puffs at his pitiful life

She's losing her looks very fast,
she loses her temper all day;
that lorry won't let me get past,
this Mini is blocking my way.

'Why can't you step on it and shift her!
I can't go on crawling like this!
At breakfast she said that she wished I was dead-
Thank heavens we don't have to kiss.

'I'ld like a nice blonde on my knee
And one who won't argue or nag.
Who dares to come hooting at me?
I only ...

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East Anglian Bathe

Oh when the early morning at the seaside
Took us with hurrying steps from Horsey Mere
To see the whistling bent-grass on the leeside
And then the tumbled breaker-line appear,
On high, the clouds with mighty adumbration
Sailed over us to seaward fast and clear
And jellyfish in quivering isolation
Lay silted in the dry sand of the breeze
And we, along the table-land of beach blown

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