Treasure Island

Sydney Thompson Dobell

(1824-1874 / England)

Poems of Sydney Thompson Dobell

1. A Chanted Calendar 1/1/2004
2. A Health To The Queen 4/12/2010
3. A Hero's Grave 4/12/2010
4. A Musing On A Victory 4/12/2010
5. A Nupial Eve (excerpt) 1/1/2004
6. A Shower In War-Time 4/12/2010
7. A Statesman 4/12/2010
8. Afloat And Ashore 4/12/2010
9. Alone 4/12/2010
10. America 1/1/2004
11. An Autumn Mood 4/12/2010
12. An Evening Dream 4/12/2010
13. At The Grave Of A Spanish Friend 4/12/2010
14. Austrian Alliance 4/12/2010
15. Ballad 4/12/2010
16. Bayonet Song 4/12/2010
17. Cavalry Charge At Balaclava 4/12/2010
18. Childless 4/12/2010
19. Crazed 4/12/2010
20. Czar Nicholas 4/12/2010

How’s My Boy?

“HO, Sailor of the sea!
How’s my boy—my boy?”
“What’s your boy’s name, good wife,
And in what good ship sail'd he?”
“My boy John— He that went to sea—
What care I for the ship, sailor?
My boy's my boy to me.
“You come back from sea,
And not know my John?

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