Wednesday, 16 February 2011

Remembering Spike

This dude on stage,
Ageing, lithe, in a rage.

Was there raising money
To save a tree.

What made him so very mad
Was his jokes were so very bad

That no one laughed.
Just coughed.

But he had a bat,
And a dummy with a hat,
Which he beat with a fervour
Until our laughter
Was enough.

It was Spike
At the mike.

I hope another Milligan
Will soon rise up again.
I miss that funny man.


  1. Well said. He was a true hero of the world of humour. Much missed.

  2. Ah, yes, Spike. He is missed. He was a talented man.

  3. Humorous sci-fi, you've piqued my interest. Saw you over at Rachelle's blog. :)

  4. Hi Jessica - just read your story, A Planet For Them, very good. I liked it a lot. Good luck with the agent search.

  5. reminds me--in a roundabout way--of the "down with skool!" books . . . gahd, i love those.