Joseph Skipsey

(March 17, 1832 - September 3,1903 / Percy, Northumberland)

Poems of Joseph Skipsey

1. A Cry For Poland 9/11/2014
2. A Golden Lot 9/15/2014
3. A Lullaby 9/4/2014
4. A Word Of Good Cheer 9/5/2014
5. Alas! 9/8/2014
6. All Is Vanity 9/5/2014
7. An Error 9/6/2014
8. Annie 9/4/2014
9. Annie Lee 9/3/2014
10. Arachne 9/4/2014
11. Away To The Fair 9/4/2014
12. Away To The Well 9/4/2014
13. Baloo 9/8/2014
14. Barbara Bell 9/8/2014
15. Becky Sharp 9/6/2014
16. Behind The Veil 9/15/2014
17. Bereaved 9/3/2014
18. Billy Taylor 9/11/2014
19. Bubble-Blowing 9/6/2014
20. Cruel Anna 9/6/2014

The Butterfly

The butterfly from flower to flower
The urchin chas’d; and, when at last
He caught it in my lady’s bower,
He cried, “Ha, ha!” and held it fast.

Awhile he laugh’d, but soon he wept,
When looking at the prize he’d caught
He found he had to ruin swept
The very glory he had sought

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