Alfred Noyes

(16 September 1880 – 25 June 1958 / Wolverhamton)

Daddy Fell Into The Pond. - Poem by Alfred Noyes

Everyone grumbled. The sky was grey.
We had nothing to do and nothing to say.
We were nearing the end of a dismal day,
And there seemed to be nothing beyond,
THEN
Daddy fell into the pond!

And everyone's face grew merry and bright,
And Timothy danced for sheer delight.
'Give me the camera, quick, oh quick!
He's crawling out of the duckweed.'
Click!

Then the gardener suddenly slapped his knee,
And doubled up, shaking silently,
And the ducks all quacked as if they were daft
And is sounded as if the old drake laughed.

O, there wasn't a thing that didn't respond
WHEN
Daddy fell into the pond!


Comments about Daddy Fell Into The Pond. by Alfred Noyes

  • (5/6/2019 12:24:00 PM)

    It surprised me the dad never died in the end. Still disappointing. (Report)Reply

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  • (4/13/2019 3:31:00 PM)

    Amazing this man is truly good easy to learn as well (Report)Reply

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  • (4/4/2019 11:56:00 AM)

    Me and my friend thought this poem was really funny. we died of laughter yesterday.: 3 (Report)Reply

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  • (3/31/2019 6:54:00 AM)

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  • (3/11/2019 2:26:00 PM)

    This poem is really funny and fun for children this is my favourite poem! (Report)Reply

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  • (1/28/2019 10:35:00 AM)

    it is gerat for kids my age (Report)Reply

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  • (11/27/2018 7:30:00 AM)

    This poem is weird, and I feel really bad for that poor dad (Report)Reply

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  • (10/30/2018 1:20:00 PM)

    I thought that is was very good for little children and the structure of the powem. I though it was funny. i realy enjoyed reading it. (Report)Reply

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  • (10/27/2018 6:53:00 PM)

    its the camera taking a photo (Report)Reply

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  • (10/15/2018 2:36:00 PM)

    what does click in line 11 refer to (Report)Reply

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  • (10/15/2018 2:20:00 PM)

    answer daddy fell into the pond (Report)Reply

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  • (10/12/2018 3:02:00 PM)

    thats better butpractise! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! (Report)Reply

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  • (10/12/2018 3:01:00 PM)

    more experiened an intresting! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! (Report)Reply

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  • (10/12/2018 3:00:00 PM)

    good but you can make your speaking more intresting and clear (Report)Reply

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  • (10/12/2018 2:49:00 PM)

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  • (8/23/2018 2:49:00 AM)

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  • (8/23/2018 2:48:00 AM)

    i love it because it is funny 😂 (Report)Reply

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  • (7/14/2018 10:53:00 PM)

    I love Daddy fell into the pond very much! It is my favourite poem! (Report)Reply

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  • (6/11/2018 1:57:00 PM)

    HUHUHU MUFFET SAYS TWEEEET AND..... HAHA (Report)Reply

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  • (5/8/2018 11:25:00 AM)

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, January 1, 2004

Poem Edited: Saturday, August 8, 2015


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