Roald Dahl

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

St Ives - Poem by Roald Dahl

As I was going to St Ives
I met a man with seven wives
Said he, 'I think it's much more fun
Than getting stuck with only one.'


Comments about St Ives by Roald Dahl

  • ppboy (1/15/2020 12:59:00 PM)

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  • Adeeb AlfatehAdeeb Alfateh (7/22/2019 1:27:00 AM)

    As I was going to St Ives
    I met a man with seven wives
    Said he, 'I think it's much more fun
    Than getting stuck with only one.'

    great
    10++++++++++++++++
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  • Artist/poem writer (5/14/2019 1:24:00 PM)

    I love it! Short but meaningful. And funny, (Report)Reply

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  • Roald Dahl reborn (2/20/2019 9:29:00 AM)

    Don’t understand lol (Report)Reply

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  • Mahtab BangaleeMahtab Bangalee (8/30/2018 5:48:00 AM)

    There is no scope to miss the opportunity (Report)Reply

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  • * Sunprincess * (9/17/2015 8:27:00 PM)

    ....flows and rhymes very nicely ★ (Report)Reply

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  • Brian JaniBrian Jani (4/28/2014 4:06:00 AM)

    You surely know how to wrote, I like each and every poem of yours (Report)Reply

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  • Jose Lu (12/7/2011 6:17:00 AM)

    LOL...AT first line I tought this would be the same. (Report)Reply

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  • *Trusting You* (11/11/2008 12:38:00 AM)

    heck wifes are only fun for the first year lol. I think this is a very good and funny poem.
    *Purkey Girl*
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  • X X (2/22/2008 3:20:00 AM)

    this is great: DXDXDXDXD (Report)Reply

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  • Joel Lim (5/3/2007 4:25:00 AM)

    you have a wive? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
    well, i certainly don't.
    i'm 10!
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  • Bkhj Chen (4/25/2005 7:36:00 PM)

    haha, its so much more fun than getting 'stuck with one.' great, great. hahaha (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, January 3, 2003

Poem Edited: Tuesday, November 3, 2015


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