Poems
My illustrations of Spike Milligan's wonderful poems; 'Granny', 'Two Children' and 'Go North, South, East, And West, Young Man'.
Granny
Through every nook and every cranny 
The wind blew in on poor old Granny 
Around her knees, into each ear 
(And up nose as well, I fear)
All through the night the wind grew worse 
It nearly made the vicar curse 
The top had fallen off the steeple 
Just missing him (and other people)
It blew on man, it blew on beast 
It blew on nun, it blew on priest 
It blew the wig off Auntie Fanny- 
But most of all, it blew on Granny!
Two Children
Two children (small), one Four, one Five, 
Once saw a bee go in a hive, 
They'd never seen a bee before! 
So waited there to see some more. 
And sure enough along they came 
A dozen bees (and all the same!) 
Within the hive they buzzed about; 
Then, one by one, they all flew out. 
Said Four: 'Those bees are silly things, 
But how I wish I had their wings!'
Go North, South, East, And West, Young Man
Drake is going west, lads
So Tom is going East
But tiny Fred
Just lies in bed,
The lazy little beast. 
All artwork © Andy Robert Davies
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