Joseph Skipsey

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

Poems of Joseph Skipsey

1. Get Up! 1/3/2003
2. Mother Wept 1/1/2004
3. The Butterfly 1/1/2004
4. The Darling 1/3/2003
5. The Dewdrop 1/1/2004
6. The Hartley Calamity 1/3/2003

The Hartley Calamity

The Hartley men are noble, and
Ye'll hear a tale of woe;
I'll tell the doom of the Hartley men -
The year of sixty two.

'Twas on the Thursday morning, on
The first month of the year,
When there befell the thing that well
May rend the heart to hear.

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