William Barnes

(1801-1886 / England)

William Barnes Poems

1. The Broken Heart 1/13/2003
2. My Orcha'd in Linden Lea 5/20/2006
3. The Wife A-Lost 5/8/2001
4. Woak Hill 5/8/2001
5. Blackmwore Maidens 1/1/2004
6. The Surprise 1/13/2003
7. Mater Dolorosa 1/4/2003
8. Zummer An' Winter 1/13/2003
9. Wife A-Lost, The 12/31/2002
10. The Spring 4/16/2010
11. The Castle Ruins 1/1/2004
12. Tokens 1/13/2003
13. The Geate A-Vallen To 4/16/2010
14. My Fore-Elders 4/16/2010
15. The Turnstile 4/16/2010
16. Easter Zunday 4/16/2010
17. The Blackbird 4/16/2010
18. Woone Smile Mwore 1/1/2004
19. The Young that Died in Beauty 4/16/2010
20. The Year Clock 4/16/2010

Woak Hill

When sycamore leaves wer a-spreadèn
Green-ruddy in hedges,
Bezide the red doust o' the ridges,
A-dried at Woak Hill;

I packed up my goods all a sheenèn
Wi' long years o' handlèn,
On dousty red wheel ov a waggon,
To ride at Woak Hill.

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