Intrepid Explorer

Sir Walter Raleigh was a famous explorer of the Americas and a great favourite of the queen. Raleigh discovered everything that ends with the letter 'o' - the potato, tobacco, Tokyo, Plato and the portaloo - although some doubt his claims to the didgeridoo.

Category

Poems about life and death

Sub-category

Funny biographical poems

Author

Voyage of Discovery

‘Really, Sir Walter’ Queen Elizabeth said,
‘What is it with you men and your ships?
A woman would've nipped down the shops
For 20 Bensons and a bag of chips.’

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