Wendy Cope Poems

Wendy Cope is an English poet who was born in 1945 in Kent. Her first book of poetry, Making Cocoa for Kingsley Amis, was published in 1986. It was a great success, with critics suggesting describing her as one of the most important contemporary poets. Her If I Don’t Know was shortlisted for the Whitbread Poetry Award.

Bloody Men

by Wendy Cope

‘Bloody Men’ by Wendy Cope is a short, contemporary poem by a British award-winning author. It uses a metaphor to compare men to buses.

A wonderful Wendy Cope poem that deals with contemporary issues.

Bloody men are like bloody buses—

You wait for about a year

And as soon as one approaches your stop

Two or three others appear.

Another Valentine

by Wendy Cope

‘Another Valentine’ is written by one of the famous English poets, Wendy Cope. This poem deals with the poet’s definition of Valentine’s Day.

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