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

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

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

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

    beautiful poem

    superb expression

    wide meaning carries this poem
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  • (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 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
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  • Nicole Settimi (7/4/2018 8:19:00 AM)

    Great reflection on death. (Report)Reply

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  • Seema 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
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  • Rajnish 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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  • Mohammed Asim Nehal (12/13/2015 10:31:00 AM)

    So nicely written poem. (Report)Reply

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

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

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  • (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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  • (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
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Poem Submitted: Friday, January 3, 2003



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