Susanna Strickland Moodie

(1803 - 1885 / Canada)

Poems of Susanna Strickland Moodie

1. Fancy and the Poet 1/1/2004
2. My Autograph 1/1/2004
3. The Dying Hunter to His Dog 1/1/2004
4. The Sleigh-Bells 1/1/2004
5. The Step Mother 1/1/2004

The Step Mother

Well I recall my Father's wife,
The day he brought her home.
His children looked for years of strife,
And troubles sure to come --
Ungraciously we welcomed her,
A thing to scorn and blame;
And swore we never would confer
On her, a Mother's name

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