Roald Dahl

(13 September 1916 – 23 November 1990 / Cardiff / Wales)

I'Ve Got A Golden Ticket - Poem by Roald Dahl

I never thought my life could be
Anything but catastrophe
But suddenly I begin to see
A bit of good luck for me

'Cause I've got a golden ticket
I've got a golden twinkle in my eye

I never had a chance to shine
Never a happy song to sing
But suddenly half the world is mine
What an amazing thing

'Cause I've got a golden ticket
It's ours, Charlie
I've got a golden sun up in the sky

I never thought I'd see the day
When I would face the world and say
Good morning, look at the sun
I never thought that I would be
Slap in the lap of luxury'
Cause I'd have said it couldn't be done
But it can be done

I never dreamed that I would climb
Over the moon in ecstasy
But nevertheless, it's there that I'm
Shortly about to be

'Cause I've got a golden ticket
I've got a golden chance to make my way
And with a golden ticket, it's a golden day

Good morning, look at the sun'
Cause I'd have said it couldn't be done
But it can be done

I never dreamed that I would climb
Over the moon in ecstasy
But nevertheless, it's there that I'm
Shortly about to be

'Cause I've got a golden ticket'
Cause I've got a golden ticket
I've got a golden chance to make my way
And with a golden ticket, it's a golden day


Comments about I'Ve Got A Golden Ticket by Roald Dahl

  • (9/18/2019 2:49:00 PM)

    great poem and best movie in the world (Report)Reply

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  • (8/6/2019 9:03:00 PM)

    I have learned it in 1day so easy and happy song (Report)Reply

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  • (6/27/2019 12:16:00 AM)

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  • (5/20/2019 1:38:00 PM)

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  • (10/7/2018 9:36:00 AM)

    o l o l o l o l o l o l e (Report)Reply

    (4/30/2019 7:55:00 AM)

    I don't get it?

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  • (9/17/2018 8:22:00 PM)

    I am In oral-reading and I am in the sixth grad really good at British accent and my teacher mrs.loucks told me too look you up and I did. You have a lot of poems and they are really good, and I am happy because you make really good poems that I like to read. I think I have a good chance at it because of you Roald, Dahl make the best poems that I have ever seen and heard and thank you so much! ! ! Sincerely-Arianna Barraza thank you once aging . (Report)Reply

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  • (4/20/2018 9:27:00 AM)

    I've Got A Golden Ticket! Such a good poem (Report)Reply

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  • (4/20/2018 9:25:00 AM)

    Roald Dahl is the best! ! ! ! ! (Report)Reply

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  • (4/20/2018 9:24:00 AM)

    I've Got A Golden Ticket! I've Got A Golden Ticket! (Report)Reply

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  • (4/20/2018 9:22:00 AM)

    I've Got A Golden Ticket! I've Got A Golden Ticket! I've Got A Golden Ticket! I've Got A Golden Ticket! I've Got A Golden Ticket! I've Got A Golden Ticket! I've Got A Golden Ticket! I've Got A Golden Ticket! I've Got A Golden Ticket! I've Got A Golden Ticket! (Report)Reply

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  • (11/17/2017 11:22:00 AM)

    It is a bit dull jotlwf; ejjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjj jrgbrjegb hfhfbjwq fhwkhjvwbkhhh hwfg2 (Report)Reply

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  • (4/19/2017 11:18:00 PM)

    Over the moon in ecstasy with Golden ticket. Nice conceptualization. Loved the poem. (Report)Reply

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  • Kevin Patrick (4/19/2017 10:01:00 PM)

    Who doesn't have grand pa joe and charley singing this in their head, conjures up any a warm memory. (Report)Reply

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  • Seamus O Brian (4/19/2017 4:25:00 PM)

    I don't recall if this particular poem was written into the original story or not. I remember being delighted by the story as a child, and this piece certainly seems aimed at the younger reader. (Report)Reply

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  • (4/19/2017 10:59:00 AM)

    Reminds me of the movie Charlie and the Chocolate Factory..How optimistic.. (Report)Reply

    (6/9/2019 10:26:00 AM)

    Like this in my opinion it is very important to me and my family

    (5/15/2019 12:32:00 PM)

    because the poem is from the movie you silly goose!

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  • Bernard F. Asuncion (4/19/2017 4:40:00 AM)

    Sun up in the sky..... thanks for posting.... (Report)Reply

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  • Edward Kofi Louis (4/19/2017 2:14:00 AM)

    Golden ticket! ! Thanks for sharing this poem with us. (Report)Reply

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  • (4/19/2017 1:45:00 AM)

    a wonderful poem of the excitement of winning something special? ........well penned (Report)Reply

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  • Rajnish Manga (4/19/2017 12:39:00 AM)

    A golden ticket could be from within or from above. But, it is something divine- making everything possible. Thanks, Roald. I would like to quote: : : -
    I've got a golden twinkle in my eye
    I've got a golden sun up in the sky
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  • (1/12/2016 10:14:00 AM)

    ...nice....reminds me of the candy factory ★ (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, March 30, 2010



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