Roger McGough - Quotes

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If I decide to be indecisive, that's my decision. ---->>>

Yes, you can feel very alone as a poet and you sometimes think, is it worth it? Is it worth carrying on? But because there were other poets, you became part of a scene. Even though they were very different writers, it made it easier because you were together. ---->>>

If I do a poetry reading I want people to walk out and say they feel better for having been there - not because you've done a comedy performance but because you're talking about your father dying or having young children, things that touch your soul. ---->>>

I was put off by people at school - my cabbage wasn't as good as other people's, you know, so that put me off. ---->>>

People can put their best poems straight onto the web. ---->>>

Whereas with poetry no one has to show anybody really, and you don't have to tell anyone you're doing it. ---->>>

I wish the word whimsical wasn't used now. ---->>>

I'm terrified of switching the computer on because there are so many poems. ---->>>

We shouldn't have got married, really. Shouldn't have got married. Too young. Not ready for it. ---->>>

You will put on a dress of guilt and shoes with broken high ideals. ---->>>


Nationality: British
Born: 11-09, 1937
Occupation: Poet

Roger McGough CBE, FRSL (born 9 November 1937) is an English poet, performance poet, broadcaster, children's author and playwright. He presents the BBC Radio 4 programme Poetry Please, as well as performing his own poetry. McGough was one of the leading members of the Liverpool poets, a group of young poets influenced by Beat poetry and the popular music and culture of 1960s Liverpool (wikipedia)