Jenny Joseph (born 7 May 1932) is an English poet. Her poem Warning was identified as the UK's "most popular post-war poem" in a 1996 poll by the BBC.
- The sun has burst the sky
Because I love you
And the river its banks.
- When I am an old woman I shall wear purple
With a red hat which doesn't go, and doesn't suit me.
And I shall spend my pension on brandy and summer gloves
And satin sandals, and say we've no money for butter.
- I was raised to feel that doing nothing was a sin. I had to learn to do nothing.
- The Observer, 19 April, 1998, p. 23