Spike Milligan

(16 April 1918 – 27 February 2002 / Ahmednagar)

If I Could Write Words - Poem by Spike Milligan

If I could write words
Like leaves on an autumn forest floor,
What a bonfire my letters would make.

If I could speak words of water,
You would drown when I said
'I love you.'


Comments about If I Could Write Words by Spike Milligan

  • Chinedu Dike (1/14/2017 2:18:00 PM)

    His jesting mind - a special gift to the poetic world. (Report)Reply

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  • (12/21/2016 2:57:00 PM)

    a proper no frills straight from the heart love poem (Report)Reply

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  • (2/13/2012 4:40:00 AM)

    And to confirm his sense of humour he asked for these words to be carved on his headstone
    I TOLD YOU I WAS ILL
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  • (1/25/2012 6:48:00 AM)

    So do I! Spike Milligan was, unfortunately, a largely unrecognised genius, a unique observer of life, a wordsmith extraordinaire and an exceptional humorist. RIP mate! (Report)Reply

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  • (1/11/2012 7:44:00 PM)

    I wish I had written this. (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, April 1, 2010

Poem Edited: Thursday, October 27, 2011


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