Marriott Edgar

(1880 - 1951 / Kirkcudbright / Scotland)

Marriott Edgar Poems

1. The Jubilee Sov'Reign 1/3/2003
2. Uppards 1/3/2003
3. Up'Ards 1/1/2004
4. William Rufus 1/3/2003
5. The Runcorn Ferry 1/3/2003
6. The Recumbent Posture 1/3/2003
7. Three Ha'Pence A Foot 1/3/2003
8. Richard Coeur De Lion 1/3/2003
9. Joe Ramsbottom 1/3/2003
10. The Return Of Albert 1/3/2003
11. Sam Goes To It 1/3/2003
12. The Burghers Of Calais 1/3/2003
13. Balbus 1/3/2003
14. Jonah And The Grampus 1/3/2003
15. The Channel Swimmer 1/3/2003
16. The 'Ole In The Ark 1/3/2003
17. Fair Rosamond 1/3/2003
18. Sam's Christmas Pudding 1/3/2003
19. Canute The Great 1/3/2003
20. The Lion And Albert 1/3/2003
21. Queen Matilda 1/3/2003
22. Marksman Sam 1/3/2003
23. Albert And His Savings 1/3/2003
24. Albert And The 'Eadsman 1/3/2003
25. Henry The Seventh 1/3/2003
26. Sam's Racehorse 1/3/2003
27. Little Aggie 1/3/2003
28. Gunner Joe 1/3/2003
29. Albert Down Under 1/1/2004
30. Asparagus 1/3/2003
31. Goalkeeper Joe 1/3/2003
32. Albert's Return 1/3/2003
33. George And The Dragon 1/3/2003
34. The Battle Of Hastings 1/3/2003
35. Magna Carta 1/3/2003
Best Poem of Marriott Edgar

Magna Carta

I'll tell of the Magna Charter
As were signed at the Barons' command
On Runningmead Island in t' middle of t' Thames
By King John, as were known as "Lack Land."

Some say it were wrong of the Barons
Their will on the King so to thrust,
But you'll see if you look at both sides of the case
That they had to do something, or bust.

For John, from the moment they crowned him,
Started acting so cunning and sly,
Being King, of course, he couldn't do wrong,
But, by gum, he'd a proper good try.

He squandered the ratepayers' money,
All their ...

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Jonah And The Grampus

I'll tell you the story of Jonah,
A really remarkable tale;
A peaceful and humdrum existence he had
Until one day he went for a sail.

The weather were grand when they started,
But later at turn of the tide
The wind started blowing, the water got rough,
And Jonah felt funny inside.

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