Spike Milligan

(16 April 1918 – 27 February 2002 / Ahmednagar)

Bump - Poem by Spike Milligan

Things that go 'bump' in the night
Should not really give one a fright.
It's the hole in each ear
That lets in the fear,
That, and the absence of light!

Comments about Bump by Spike Milligan

  • (4/16/2018 8:28:00 AM)

    why is the word bump in speech marks (Report) Reply

    0 person liked.
    0 person did not like.
  • (2/15/2018 11:45:00 PM)

    Add a comment.want to hear this poem in u tube (Report) Reply

  • Mohammed Asim Nehal (2/20/2016 8:03:00 AM)

    Nice one, good humour (Report) Reply

  • (6/5/2008 4:30:00 AM)

    Its a simple but effective poem. It demonstrates a limerick which in this case is about a person being frightened in the night. (Report) Reply

Read all 4 comments »

Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Read poems about / on: fear, light, night

Poem Submitted: Friday, January 3, 2003

[Report Error]