William Barnes

(1801-1886 / England)

William Barnes Poems

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

The Wife A-Lost

1 Since I noo mwore do zee your fe{'a}ce,
Up ste{'a}rs or down below,
I'll zit me in the lwonesome ple{'a}ce,
Where flat-bough'd beech do grow;
Below the beeches' bough, my love,
Where you did never come,
An' I don't look to meet ye now,
As I do look at hwome.

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