William Topaz McGonagall

(1830 - 1902 / Edinburgh / Scotland)

William Topaz McGonagall Poems

121. The Battle Of Sheriffmuir 1/3/2003
122. Attempted Assassination Of The Queen 1/3/2003
123. Oban 1/3/2003
124. The Wreck Of The Steamer Stella 1/3/2003
125. The Death Of Captain Ward 1/3/2003
126. Annie Marshall The Foundling 1/3/2003
127. The Wreck Of The Steamer Mohegan 1/3/2003
128. Baldovan 1/3/2003
129. The Wreck Of The Thomas Dryden 1/3/2003
130. The Village Of Tayport And Its Surroundings 1/3/2003
131. The Famous Tay Whale 1/3/2003
132. The Death Of Prince Leopold 1/3/2003
133. The Battle Of Bannockburn 1/3/2003
134. The Battle Of Flodden Field 1/3/2003
135. Little Popeet - The Lost Child 1/3/2003
136. The Wreck Of The Indian Chief 1/3/2003
137. The Royal Review 1/3/2003
138. The Sprig Of Moss 1/3/2003
139. The Christmas Goose 1/3/2003
140. The Death Of The Queen 1/3/2003
141. The Wreck Of The Columbine 1/3/2003
142. The Tragic Death Of The Rev. A.H. Mackonochie 1/3/2003
143. Beautiful Aberfoyle 1/3/2003
144. Nora, The Maid Of Killarney 1/3/2003
145. The Terrific Cyclone Of 1893 1/3/2003
146. Captain Teach Alias Black Beard 1/3/2003
147. Beautiful Balmerino 1/3/2003
148. The Execution Of James Graham, Marquis Of Montrose 1/3/2003
149. The Battle Of Omdurman 1/3/2003
150. The Rattling Boy From Dublin 1/3/2003
151. The Black Watch Memorial 1/3/2003
152. Balmoral Castle 1/3/2003
153. The Bonnie Lass O' Dundee 1/3/2003
154. The Battle Of Culloden 1/3/2003
155. The Ashantee War 1/3/2003
156. Grace Darling 1/3/2003
157. Calamity In London 1/3/2003
158. The Battle Of Alexandria 1/3/2003
159. Robert Burns 1/3/2003
160. The Beautiful City Of Perth 1/3/2003

Comments about William Topaz McGonagall

  • Walterrean Salley (11/27/2016 6:10:00 PM)

    Just discovered William Topaz McGonagall. This man is a great poet. His writings, uniquely, are a good work.
    Can barely wait to visit again.

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  • Tristan Werbe (3/18/2013 8:08:00 AM)

    Kayne West is a true poet

  • Tubal Kane (10/24/2012 9:47:00 PM)

    Just like other works of art or such
    to each his own
    For some think works of McGonagall not much
    To others, the illumination is shown

  • alice sunderland (10/20/2006 6:59:00 AM)

    you rock. kick-buttocks etc.

Best Poem of William Topaz McGonagall

A Christmas Carol

Welcome, sweet Christmas, blest be the morn
That Christ our Saviour was born!
Earth's Redeemer, to save us from all danger,
And, as the Holy Record tells, born in a manger.

Chorus --

Then ring, ring, Christmas bells,
Till your sweet music o'er the kingdom swells,
To warn the people to respect the morn
That Christ their Saviour was born.

The snow was on the ground when Christ was born,
And the Virgin Mary His mother felt very forlorn
As she lay in a horse's stall at a roadside inn,
Till Christ our Saviour was born to free us from sin.

Oh! ...

Read the full of A Christmas Carol

The Battle Of Atbara

Ye Sons of Great Britain, pray list to me,
And I'll tell ye of a great victory.
Where the British defeated the Dervishes, without delay,
At the Battle of Atbara, without dismay.

The attack took place, 'twas on the 8th of April, in the early morning dawn,
And the British behaved manfully to a man;
And Mahmud's front was raked fearfully, before the assault began,
By the disposition of the force under Colonel Long :

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