poet Benjamin Zephaniah

Benjamin Zephaniah

#20 on top 500 poets

Who's Who

I used to think nurses
Were women,
I used to think police
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  • Dr Tony BrahminDr Tony Brahmin (8/23/2020 9:51:00 PM)

    I used to think nurses
    Were women,
    I used to think police
    Were men,
    very fine poem. tony

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  • S HS H (8/23/2020 6:04:00 PM)

    Oh yes once you wear their shoe you realize what they are.

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  • its me (6/17/2020 4:23:00 AM)

    its a great poem i love it. i dont know why but i love all of benjamin zephaniahs poems :)

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  • Ftgerhh (4/2/2020 3:34:00 AM)

    Hi hi hi hi hi hi hi hi hi

    Great poem

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  • Sylvia Frances ChanSylvia Frances Chan (3/9/2020 12:15:00 AM)

    This short and clever poem, but loveliest worded. CONGRATULATIONS for the second time being chosen as The Modern Poem Of The Day. Hooray for Benjamin Sir! WHY don't you write more poems than only 21 poems? Is that to get on the Top 500 Poets? Also a clever deed. Why do you stop submitting on PoemHunter? Regards, Sylvia FC

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  • Paul AmrodPaul Amrod (3/8/2020 5:15:00 PM)

    Hi Benjamin, I still find some poets boring but not your wonderful cocky attitude.

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  • Dr Tony BrahminDr Tony Brahmin (3/8/2020 1:26:00 PM)

    I used to think poets
    Were boring,
    Until I became one of them. Beautiful self realization. thannk u dear. tony

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  • Ruta MohapatraRuta Mohapatra (3/8/2020 1:08:00 PM)

    The poem brings a smile to my face! Nice one!

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  • Alouwou Mandjah (3/8/2020 8:51:00 AM)

    Nicely done @Benjamin Zephaniah

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  • Mahtab BangaleeMahtab Bangalee (3/8/2020 6:34:00 AM)

    simply great...................excellent.........extraordinary ///

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  • Dominic WindramDominic Windram (3/8/2020 4:05:00 AM)

    Short but witty poem courtesy of Benjamin Zephaniah.

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  • Sy WongSy Wong (3/8/2020 3:53:00 AM)

    Short poem, a good poet.

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  • Edward Kofi LouisEdward Kofi Louis (3/8/2020 1:40:00 AM)

    Thinking! !
    Thoughts,
    Becoming one of them! ! ! !


    Thanks for sharing this poem with us.

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  • Oliver (10/9/2018 1:29:00 PM)

    Lol Jujjnnnnnnjjnñ

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  • Olivert (10/9/2018 1:29:00 PM)

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  • Muzahidul RezaMuzahidul Reza (9/7/2018 9:34:00 AM)

    Things are well known after experiencing, nice piece

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  • Anil Kumar PandaAnil Kumar Panda (9/7/2018 7:49:00 AM)

    Hahahahahaha.....I think many have same opinion. Poets are boring. Nice drops. Enjoyed.

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  • Glen KappyGlen Kappy (9/7/2018 7:22:00 AM)

    This brought a smile to my face and a chuckle from my throat—short and sweet and with a point to it. -GK

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  • M Asim NehalM Asim Nehal (9/7/2018 4:37:00 AM)

    Yes this is the human nature, seeing is believing and when you become one you start to think differently.

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  • Adrian FlettAdrian Flett (9/7/2018 4:12:00 AM)

    We do make assumptions until we know more about things. I also like the use of rhyme and the light touch of the poem.

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