Henry Clay Work (1 October 1832 – 8 June 1884 / Middletown, Connecticut)
Comments about Henry Clay Work
Come Back to the Farm!
Brother, come back! come back!
Dear brother, what can be the charm,
That holds you so strong -- that keeps you so long
Away from your father's able farm?
Poor Father, he tells how he needs you --
And would it be more than is due.
His labors to share, his burdens to bear,
Who once bore your burdens for you!