Roald Dahl

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

There's No Earthly Way Of Knowing - Poem by Roald Dahl

There's no earthly way of knowing
Which direction they are going!
There's no knowing where they're rowing,
Or which way they river's flowing!
Not a speck of light is showing,
So the danger must be growing,
For the rowers keep on rowing,
And they're certainly not showing
Any signs that they are slowing...


Comments about There's No Earthly Way Of Knowing by Roald Dahl

  • (11/4/2019 1:28:00 AM)

    horrible trash bad bad bad bad bad bad bad bad bad bad bad bad bad bad bad bad bad (Report)Reply

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  • (10/28/2018 6:41:00 AM)

    They are really good my favorite one is the pig (Report)Reply

    5 person liked.
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  • (12/31/2017 6:47:00 AM)

    The way Dahl makes it rhyme continuously gives an effect for readers. (Report)Reply

    4 person liked.
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  • (1/12/2016 10:38:00 AM)

    .....nicely penned..leaves the reader wondering where they're going ★ (Report)Reply

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  • Frank James Ryan Jr...fjr (6/18/2015 6:02:00 PM)

    The rhythm keeps beat-I N G! (Report)Reply

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  • Primrose Tee (5/5/2014 4:57:00 AM)

    this one is a good poem too (Report)Reply

    20 person liked.
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  • Brian Jani (4/28/2014 4:10:00 AM)

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

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  • (1/9/2013 11:04:00 AM)

    i would give this charming/grizzly poem a 7, possibly an eight..some of his work is suitable for children,
    however, most poems are too grizzly for my six and eight year old granddaughters.
    any adult who has a sense of humor should find his body of work utterly amusing and delightful. most
    of these poems point (brilliantly) to the foibles that we have....
    (Report)Reply

    19 person liked.
    9 person did not like.
  • (1/9/2013 11:04:00 AM)

    i would give this charming/grizzly poem a 7, possibly an eight..some of his work is suitable for children,
    however, most poems are too grizzly for my six and eight year old granddaughters.
    any adult who has a sense of humor should find his body of work utterly amusing and delightful. most
    of these poems point (brilliantly) to the foibles that we have....
    (Report)Reply

    8 person liked.
    13 person did not like.
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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, March 30, 2010



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