Joseph Skipsey

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

Joseph Skipsey Poems

1. The Butterfly 1/1/2004
2. Get Up! 1/3/2003
3. Mother Wept 1/1/2004
4. The Dewdrop 1/1/2004
5. The Darling 1/3/2003
6. The Hartley Calamity 1/3/2003
7. Robin Redbreast 9/4/2014
8. Uncouth Things 9/10/2014
9. Bubble-Blowing 9/6/2014
10. Arachne 9/4/2014
11. My Little Boy 9/5/2014
12. The Wilted Leaf 9/3/2014
13. Extreme Kindness 9/10/2014
14. A Word Of Good Cheer 9/5/2014
15. The Inner Conflict 9/15/2014
16. The Guardian Angel 9/15/2014
17. Billy Taylor 9/11/2014
18. Baloo 9/8/2014
19. Lilly And Willy 9/8/2014
20. The Collier Lad 9/4/2014

Get Up!

Get up!" the caller calls, "Get up!"
And in the dead of night,
To win the bairns their bite and sup,
I rise a weary wight.

My flannel dudden donn'd, thrice o'er
My birds are kiss'd, and then
I with a whistle shut the door,
I may not ope again.

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