Roger McGough

(November 9 - 1937 / Liverpool / England)

Mrs Moon

Poem by Roger McGough

Mrs Moon
sitting up in the sky
little old lady
rock-a-bye
with a ball of fading light
and silvery needles
knitting the night


Comments about Mrs Moon by Roger McGough

  • Danute (10/1/2019 6:40:00 AM)

    I am old fan of Roger McGough,40 years ago in Soviet Lithuania got his poems in Mercey Sounds with his autograph. Please, tell me what means rock-a-bye? Thankfully :)(Report)Reply

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  • Dr Tony BrahminDr Tony Brahmin (7/7/2019 3:16:00 PM)

    ittle old lady
    rock-a-bye
    with a ball of fading light. great poem. tony(Report)Reply

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  • Dr Tony BrahminDr Tony Brahmin (6/15/2019 3:56:00 AM)

    rock-a-bye
    with a ball of fading light
    and silvery needles
    knitting the night.. very pitcuresque. fine poem. tony(Report)Reply

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  • Adeeb AlfatehAdeeb Alfateh (5/29/2019 12:55:00 AM)

    great rated 10+++++++++++++++++++++(Report)Reply

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  • Adeeb AlfatehAdeeb Alfateh (5/29/2019 12:54:00 AM)

    beautiful poem

    superb expression

    wide meaning carries this poem(Report)Reply

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  • Sally Plumb Plumb (2/15/2019 9:17:00 AM)

    This poem applies to me in many ways.I’m a late night knitter. It’s got to be a favourite.(Report)Reply

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  • Britte NinadBritte Ninad (8/13/2018 1:50:00 AM)

    Moon Moon
    O' Moon
    you are my beauty
    not only for night duty
    come and hug me
    kiss me O' cutie(Report)Reply

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  • Nicole SettimiNicole Settimi (7/4/2018 8:19:00 AM)

    Great reflection on death.(Report)Reply

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  • Seema Sharma RimiSeema Sharma Rimi (9/4/2017 11:49:00 AM)

    Mrs Moon
    sitting up in the sky
    little old lady
    rock-a-bye
    with a ball of fading light
    and silvery needles
    knitting the night
    Nicely penned.
    Thanks poet.
    10(Report)Reply

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  • Rajnish MangaRajnish Manga (12/1/2016 10:59:00 AM)

    Beautiful description of moon against the backdrop of traditional fables. Enjoyed reading it. Thanks.(Report)Reply

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  • M Asim NehalM Asim Nehal (12/13/2015 10:31:00 AM)

    So nicely written poem.(Report)Reply

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  • Susan WilliamsSusan Williams (10/6/2015 3:32:00 PM)

    a nice change of pace- utterly lovely(Report)Reply

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  • Mike Turiansky (9/18/2015 9:19:00 AM)

    Please help: did he write a poem with something like: 'Sometimes when I've had a few, I ask the world to step outside'? It sounds like it should be him. Can anyone identify it?(Report)Reply

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  • David Mountain (1/14/2010 5:34:00 PM)

    I like this and have been a fan for ages. Just posted my poems on this site -I've been keeping them to myself for years. Magic is in a similar vein. I'd be thrilled to bits to get any form of comment from you.

    David Mounatin(Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, January 3, 2003