William Topaz McGonagall

(1830 - 1902 / Edinburgh / Scotland)

William Topaz McGonagall Poems

201. An Address To Shakespeare 1/3/2003
202. The Tay Bridge Disaster 1/3/2003
203. A Descriptive Poem On The Silvery Tay 1/3/2003
204. A Christmas Carol 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! ...

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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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