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penny for the guy

  • “Remember, remember
  • the Fifth of November
  • is gunpowder treason and plot.
  • I see no reason
  • why gunpowder treason
  • should ever be forgot.
  • Knock at the door,
  • ring the bell.
  • Have you got a penny for
  • singing so well ?
  • If you haven’t got a penny
  • a ha’penny will do
  • If you haven’t got a ha’penny
  • then God bless you !!”

About poetreecreations

I am an author writer publisher web administrator I run poetry workshops in the community. My published Manners childrens poetry book can be found at

4 responses

  1. Well. How well timed this is. I was only yesterday trying to remember the words to this. Thank you.


  2. Reblogged this on angiezingcupid.


  3. the photo and poem take me back haha


  4. The photo and the poem fit well. Treason I guess is child’s play these days…


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