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Roger McGough was born in Liverpool and educated at St Mary's College and the University of Hull. He has been a writer for many years, and his numerous collections have established him as one of the most distinctive and powerful voices in contemporary poetry.

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List of poems by Roger McGough 29 total

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First Day at School
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Mindfulness 48 ViewsRate it
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Light Sleeper 43 ViewsRate it
Let Me Die a Youngman's Death
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It's a Jungle Out There
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Mrs Moon
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Goodbat Nightman
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Gone but not forgotten
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The Sound Collector 27 ViewsRate it
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New Brooms 25 ViewsRate it
That Poem You were Writing 24 ViewsRate it
Where is My Mother?
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The Trouble With Snowmen
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Cousin Daisy 22 ViewsRate it
Good Old William 22 ViewsRate it
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The Lesson
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Beguiling 19 ViewsRate it
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Cake 19 ViewsRate it
the power of poets 18 ViewsRate it
The Perfect Crime
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Cousin Nell 17 ViewsRate it
The Time I Like Best 15 ViewsRate it
You and I 15 ViewsRate it

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