poet Spike Milligan

Spike Milligan

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Bazonka

Say Bazonka every day
That's what my grandma used to say
It keeps at bay the Asian Flu'
And both your elbows free from glue.
So say Bazonka every day
(That's what my grandma used to say)

Don't say it if your socks are dry!
Or when the sun is in your eye!
Never say it in the dark
(The word you see emits a spark)
Only say it in the day
(That's what my grandma used to say)

Young Tiny Tim took her advice
He said it once, he said it twice
he said it till the day he died
And even after that he tried
To say Bazonka! every day
Just like my grandma used to say.

Now folks around declare it's true
That every night at half past two
If you'll stand upon your head
And shout Bazonka! from your bed
You'll hear the word as clear as day
Just like my grandma used to say!

Poem Submitted: Friday, January 3, 2003

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Comments about Bazonka by Spike Milligan

  • Davethe rapper (5/14/2020 4:07:00 PM)

    Asian flu is racist

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  • Big J (12/17/2019 4:41:00 AM)

    You took this from Shake How dare you

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  • Michael WalkerMichael Walker (8/1/2019 10:01:00 PM)

    There is no serious thought in this rhyming drivel.

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    Ian Evans(5/16/2020 9:28:00 AM)

    Yet Sheldon Cooper is fa genius for saying Bazinga!

    Catharine Wilson(3/4/2020 12:50:00 PM)

    Michael, you might enjoy it if you knew something about its context - dates back quite a while to a very famous group of comedians of whom Spike Milligan was a key talent. If you're curious, take a look on youtube, and here:
    https: //en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spike_Milligan

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  • Mehta Hasmukh AmathalalMehta Hasmukh Amathalal (12/4/2017 8:15:00 PM)

    Nice poem...divine vision...10


    I saw many creatures
    They certainly secured
    Their position with devotedness
    The dog represented faithfulness

    I put aside pen and canvass
    It was personal loss
    Many sages said The power is within
    Feel easy breath and win with the vision

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  • Ratnakar Mandlik (4/29/2017 11:42:00 PM)

    Simply superb poem with humor out of fantasy. A great entertainer too. Thanks for sharing it here.

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  • Paul BrookesPaul Brookes (4/29/2017 3:46:00 AM)

    Great poem A comic genius sadly missed By the way people the guys dead so asking him to read poems or thanking him unless you have a private line to heaven is impossible

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  • Bernard F. AsuncionBernard F. Asuncion (4/29/2017 3:44:00 AM)

    Only say it in the day.... thanks for posting.....

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  • Tom Allport (4/29/2017 2:56:00 AM)

    what a wonderful poem that is absolutely bazonka's, superbly written by a very clever man who had the magic gift to make people laugh? ..................R I P Spike.

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  • Edward Kofi LouisEdward Kofi Louis (4/29/2017 2:40:00 AM)

    From your bed! Thanks for sharing this poem with us.

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  • Alexander JulianAlexander Julian (4/29/2017 1:35:00 AM)

    We can assume fiction on this tale.

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  • Adeline FosterAdeline Foster (2/22/2016 5:31:00 PM)

    Now that is a poem, silly as it may be. Read mine - Indebted -
    Adeline

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  • Milica Franchi De Luri (8/1/2009 6:43:00 AM)

    Very funny and aspiring poem. I can't believe that everyone has not given it a 10.

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  • Tj Becker (11/7/2008 9:11:00 AM)

    I am going to start each day with one of your poems. I am smiling ear to ear after only two. No better way to get going and set the mood. What a great talent you have probably the greatest gift you can share. The gift of laughter and smiles: -) A favorite you have become

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  • Nia Riz (9/6/2008 1:13:00 PM)

    srsly...i agree with mj roxy....

    bazonka...

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  • MJ Roxy (9/14/2005 12:07:00 AM)

    All i can say is....

    BAZONKA! ! ! !

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  • L M (6/15/2005 8:37:00 AM)

    I think this poem is very funny! ! ! And..... abit random!

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