Spike Milligan

(16 April 1918 – 27 February 2002 / Ahmednagar)

I Must Go Down To The Sea Again - Poem by Spike Milligan

I must go down to the sea again,
to the lonely sea and the sky;
I left my shoes and socks there -
I wonder if they're dry?


Comments about I Must Go Down To The Sea Again by Spike Milligan

  • (5/31/2019 6:27:00 PM)

    Silliness and Tomfoolery
    For shame
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  • (9/11/2018 10:55:00 AM)

    Should be vest and socks (Report)Reply

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  • (12/21/2016 2:54:00 PM)

    I believe they were last seen floating up the Thames? quite wet (Report)Reply

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  • (2/28/2015 5:16:00 PM)

    I thought it was his vest & socks he left there? (Report)Reply

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  • (4/28/2010 3:21:00 PM)

    Brilliant stuff! I heard this live on radio in UK in the 1960's. Silly, silly, silly........GREAT! (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, April 1, 2010

Poem Edited: Thursday, October 27, 2011


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