The Knocker-Upper Lady

Many people ask me to
Wake them up each morn
Rapping on their windows
Often before dawn….









Knocker-upper Mary Smith used
a peashooter to wake people up.
Alarm clocks were expensive and unreliable
London 1930’s




Don Matthews
October 2021




Published by donmatthewspoetry

I just like playing round with words. And having fun

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