Treasure Island

Thomas Hood

(1789-1845 / London / England)

Poems of Thomas Hood

61. That Flesh is Grass is Now as Clear as Day 4/5/2010
62. The Bridge of Sighs 12/31/2002
63. The Cigar 4/5/2010
64. The Death Bed 1/3/2003
65. The Departure of Summer 4/5/2010
66. The Dream Fairy 4/5/2010
67. The Dream of Eugene Aram 1/3/2003
68. The Exile 4/5/2010
69. The Forsaken 4/5/2010
70. The Haunted House 12/31/2002
71. The Key (A Moorish Romance) 4/5/2010
72. The Lady's Dream 4/5/2010
73. The Lament of Toby, The Learned Pig 4/5/2010
74. The Lay of the Laborer 4/5/2010
75. The Lee Shore 4/5/2010
76. The Mary (A Sea-Side Sketch) 4/5/2010
77. The Pauper's Christmas Carol 4/5/2010
78. The Plea Of The Midsummer Fairies 4/5/2010
79. The Poet's Portion 4/5/2010
80. The Sea of Death 4/5/2010

The Song of the Shirt

The Song of the Shirt

With fingers weary and worn,
With eyelids heavy and red,
A woman sat, in unwomanly rags,
Plying her needle and thread--
Stitch! stitch! stitch!
In poverty, hunger, and dirt,
And still with a voice of dolorous pitch

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