David McKee Wright

(6 August 1869 – 5 February 1928 / Ballynaskeagh / County Down / Ireland)

David McKee Wright Poems

1. Amelia Jane 1/3/2003
2. An Old Colonist's Reverie 1/4/2003
3. Hector 4/13/2010
4. Old Mates 1/3/2003
5. Shearing's Coming 1/3/2003
6. In the Moonlight 1/3/2003
7. Since So ye Please To Hear Me Plain 9/11/2012
8. Mine Own John Poynz 9/11/2012
9. Bavarian Gentias 9/11/2012
10. I Abide and Abide and Better Abide 9/11/2012
11. Madam, Withouten Many Words 9/11/2012
12. The Heart and Service 9/11/2012
13. They Flee From Me That Sometime Did Me Seek 9/11/2012
14. Is it Possible? 9/11/2012
15. What Should I Say? 9/11/2012
16. I Find No Peace 9/11/2012
17. My Galley, Chargèd With Forgetfulness 9/11/2012
18. In Spain 9/11/2012
19. Whoso List To Hunt, I Know Where Is an Hind 9/11/2012
20. Unstable Dream 9/11/2012

Amelia Jane

In the lands away beyond the sea, where Khan and Sultan rule,
Where they drink their coffee thick and black, and sip the sherbet cool,
They have white Circassian girls for slaves, as well as the Negro black;
And it seems to me in our free land that slavery's coming back:
It's fenced about with custom and law, and they give it a prettier name.
But, spite of the paltry wage that's paid, it's slavery all the same.

In a handsome home in a stately town is worthy Mrs MacFee,
Chairwoman k

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