William Topaz McGonagall

(1830 - 1902 / Edinburgh / Scotland)

William Topaz McGonagall Poems

161. Robert Burns 1/3/2003
162. The Beautiful City Of Perth 1/3/2003
163. Forget-Me-Not 1/3/2003
164. A Tribute To Henry M. Stanley 1/3/2003
165. A Tribute To Mr J. Graham Henderson, The World's Fair Judge 1/3/2003
166. The Little Match Girl 1/3/2003
167. The Relief Of Mafeking 1/3/2003
168. The Disastrous Fire At Scarborough 1/3/2003
169. An Address To The Rev. George Gilfillan 1/3/2003
170. A Tale Of Elsinore 1/3/2003
171. An Ode To The Queen On Her Jubilee Year 1/3/2003
172. The Moon 1/3/2003
173. The Destroying Angel 1/3/2003
174. Descriptive Jottings Of London 1/3/2003
175. The Battle Of Tel-El-Kebir 1/3/2003
176. The Blind Girl 1/3/2003
177. An Ode To The Queen 1/3/2003
178. The Sorrows Of The Blind 1/3/2003
179. A Summary History Of Lord Clive 1/3/2003
180. The Battle Of Waterloo 1/3/2003
181. A Tribute To Dr. Murison 1/3/2003
182. The Sunderland Calamity 1/3/2003
183. A Tribute To Mr Murphy And The Blue Ribbon Army 1/3/2003
184. The Railway Bridge Of The Silvery Tay 1/3/2003
185. An Adventure In The Life Of King James V Of Scotland 1/3/2003
186. An Autumn Reverie 1/3/2003
187. A Soldier's Reprieve 1/3/2003
188. The Crucifixion Of Christ 1/3/2003
189. The Hero Of Rorke's Drift 1/3/2003
190. A New Year's Resolution To Leave Dundee 1/3/2003
191. An Address To The New Tay Bridge 1/3/2003
192. An Excursion Steamer Sunk In The Tay 1/3/2003
193. A Requisition To The Queen 1/3/2003
194. An All-Night Sea Fight 1/3/2003
195. A Tale Of Christmas Eve 1/3/2003
196. Adventures Of King Robert The Bruce 1/3/2003
197. Women's Suffrage 1/3/2003
198. A New Temperance Poem, In Memory Of My Departed Parents, Who Were Sober Living & God Fearing People 1/3/2003
199. A Humble Heroine 1/3/2003
200. A Tale Of The Sea 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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