William Barnes Mother Poems

  • 1.
    The girt woak tree that's in the dell!
    There's noo tree I do love so well;
    Vor times an' times when I wer young,
    I there've a-climbed, an' there've a-zwung,
    ...
  • 2.
    Ah! sad wer we as we did peace
    the wold church road, wi' downcast feace,
    the while the bells, that mwoaned so deep
    above our child a-left asleep,
    ...
  • 3.
    O! MARY, when the zun went down,
    Woone night in spring, wâ?? viry rim,
    Behind the nap wiâ?? woody crown,
    Anâ?? left your smilen face so dim;
    ...
  • 4.
    When from the child, that still is led
    By hand, a father's hand is gone, ---
    Or when a few-year'd mother dead
    Has left her children growing on, ---
    ...
  • 5.
    No, I'm a man, I'm vull a man,
    You beat my manhood, if you can.
    You'll be a man if you can teake
    All steates that household life do meake.
    ...
  • 6.
    The girt woak tree that's in the dell!
    There's noo tree I do love so well;
    Vor times an' times when I wer young
    I there've a-climb'd, an' there've a-zwung,
    ...
  • 7.
    In the zunsheen of our zummers
    Wi' the hay time now a-come,
    How busy wer we out a-vield
    Wi' vew a-left at hwome,
    ...
  • 8.
    I'd a dream to-night
    As I fell asleep,
    O! the touching sight
    Makes me still to weep:
    ...
  • 9.
    The primrwose in the shade do blow,
    The cowslip in the zun,
    The thyme upon the down do grow,
    The clote where streams do run;
    ...
Total 9 Mother Poems by William Barnes

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