I’m a nonentity, get me out of here

I’m a nonentity, get me out of here

Recently it’s become clear to me
that I need to be famous before my poems can be.
Would dear old Spike’s talent have been spotted so soon
if he hadn’t at first found fame as a Goon?
Would Roger McGough’s poems have reached lofty parts
if he hadn’t found fame with his mates in the charts?

My poems aren’t worthy, aren’t arty or farty,
I’d go nude on Big Brother but I don’t do tarty,
I could streak through The Lords just for fames sake
but they wouldn’t notice, they’re hardly awake!
I think I’ll settle for obscurity instead,
content in the knowledge…..I’ll be read…..when I’m dead.

About the author

MarjiT
19 Up Votes
I am a wife of 44 yrs and a devoted Granny to 2 beautiful grandsons. I still work at the moment as I dont retire for another 18 months.....and counting!! I have written poetry since I was 7 yrs old, its good for the soul y'know! Hope ypu enjoy my rambing rhymes....

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Silversurfer9
16th Aug 2019
0
Thanks for voting!
Hope all of your poems enjoyed ‘fore you’re dead
So you can read comments whilst tucked up in bed!
MarjiT
16th Aug 2019
0
Thanks for voting!
May your verse find favour wherever its met be that printed on paper or here on the net.
Silversurfer9
16th Aug 2019
0
Thanks for voting!
Haha, thank you I am hopefully having a first booklet published in the very near future. It may save me looking for a few small Christmas presents
MarjiT
16th Aug 2019
0
Thanks for voting!
Oh well done, Ive had some of my stuff published in Forward Press anthologies but never anything of purely my 'stuff'.
MrsPat
14th Aug 2019
0
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Very witty poem-excellent
MarjiT
16th Aug 2019
0
Thanks for voting!
Thank you so much for your feedback ♡
Kes
14th Aug 2019
1
Thanks for voting!
You had me smiling with that one Marji. Very comical, and most definitely worthy.
MarjiT
16th Aug 2019
0
Thanks for voting!
Thanks, definately not worth streaking yhrough the Lords

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