Roger McGough

Roger McGough is an English poet and performance artist born in 1937. He is best known for presenting the BBC radio four program Poetry Please. His best-known work is The Mersey Sound, published in 1967. 

First Day At School

‘First Day At School’ by Roger McGough is an interesting poem about a child’s experience on their first day. They are lost, confused, and feeling left out throughout the day.

The Lesson

‘The Lesson’ by Roger McGough is an interesting and unique poem that depicts the result of a teacher’s built-up rage.

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