Sarah Pratt McLean Greene

(1856-1935 / United States)

Sarah Pratt McLean Greene Poems

1. De Massa Ob De Sheepfol' 1/4/2003
Best Poem of Sarah Pratt McLean Greene

De Massa Ob De Sheepfol'

De massa ob de sheepfol'
   Dat guard de sheepfol' bin,
Look out in de gloomerin' meadows
   Whar de long night rain begin --
So he call to de hirelin' shephe'd:
   "Is my sheep -- is dey all come in?"

Oh den, says de hirelin' shephe'd,
   "Dey's some, dey's black and thin,
And some, dey's po' ol' wedda's --
   But de res', dey's all brung in.
   But de res', dey's all brung in."

Den de massa ob de sheepfol'
   Dat guard de sheepfol' ...

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