I'm looking for the author of this nonsensical poem.The version I learned went like this:
"One dark night in the middle of the day
Two dead boys went out to play
drew their knives and shoot each other
a deaf policeman heard the noise
and went to investigate the two dead boys"
Can anyone tell me the author or give me a clue how to find them?
Thanks in advance!
If this poem is fairly old, it may be a take off on a nursery rhyme forI'm 80 and this poem was old when I was a Boy Scout - 50s! We made up more and worse, for instance: The worms crawl in the worms crawl out in my ....
which it is very difficult to trace authors.
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