by Benjamin Zephaniah
“Oh no, bless my soul
Clever Trevor’s scored a goal.
So he runs up the pitch
And wriggles his botty,
He is kissed by ten men all sweaty and snotty…”
Benjamin Zephaniah was born on this day in 1958, you can watch him performing the full poem here.
Throughout April we want to know your favourite children’s poem ahead of the Surrey Libraries’ Children’s Book Award on the 6th May.