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Matthew Lee Knowles June 2009













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Was a man with a of wood who to sing and in it was but was one who the clip of this of wood and knew what the man to sing and with that the was.


Is no one men that has not a and my in I have away from the ties of life but this each time I look at a fire each time that I meet a I my and a of and am glad as a god had my path ever the day I was to half my time I have the and when I have a new poem I the road to the rock I lean my body on the of I pull down with my a mad the and the apes and all come to peep to a to the I a that is by men.


They hold over and at the of what can be said has been said of like legs in the mud even the may keep but the of grin past they out into the and the.


No I a dog the with a limp or a up of lit with out all at a the road or a of pine for yes and a tree with its head off a ruff of dead at its neck not of rain on the of this and of that me a pub with the din it.



Only be to for and will be my soul a tiny is my sun and are but with they can.

6. UNTITLED (ii)

Late rain and sun for a full week the at just one a clot red hard as a knot you ate that one and it was like wine was in it upon the and lust for then red ones up and that sent us out with milk cans pea tins jam pots and wet our and we and the cans were full the had been with ones and on top big dark like a of eyes our were with our as we the in the byre but when the bath was we a for a rat grey on our the was too once off the bush the the turn sour I felt like it fair that all the of rot each year I keep knew they not.


The buzz saw and in the yard and made dust and of wood when the drew it and the saw and and as it ran or had to bear a load and day was all but done call it a day I wish they have said to the boy by him the half hour that a boy so much when from work his them in her to tell them at the word the saw as if to saws knew what out at the boy’s hand or to leap he must have the hand it was the but the hand the boy’s was a as he them up the hand half in but half as if to keep the life from then the boy saw all he was old to know big boy a man’s work a at he saw all don’t let him cut my hand off the when he don’t let him so but the hand was gone the put him in the dark of he lay and his lips out with his and then the at his took no one they at his less and that it no more to on and they they were not the one dead to.

8. UNTITLED (iii)

But that was to what came out from the sea of what were they at all of any like that what were they then all of seen or or very un oh they to had it all and and no all new each his all came out just one of them I am what were you’d like to see but one was puce or more like but not some had no tell me had they legs not a leg nor foot them that I saw but did come out in any what O was it what was the day of the week who else was how was the I was to that it was half past on last the sun was the band on for the of were all them in good and then in his on his of the they came out on the sand not time to the band at a pace but at last the most odd of all one man see for did a well what it made a a no no a a of no but a very loud like to on in the what did the do I was to that.

9. THE (i)

The time I came of age I that with me I I woke I told this in that the of use my poem as a to off evil and so has it its that I dare not any hide it from the the are once as in the I lay by saw I in my all my was of that came me I and four with bird from six eyes yet part on the foul me out arms me and to me from my bed then I and in my my was with all my all awry ill how dare you with your dire man then I out my like them like here slit jack O here hog face and in the dust imps and lobs and eyed oafs and down hag the ear wig that me on its tail I at eyes on of I cut my way my deep in half tore at my I slit trod on red bald by the then was a arms and legs and a of feet lost and in the and so I till and foul like a down they they but turn eyes upon me to see how now I fare at last to end I upon them and on a high and down them and as my then by and four by four one hop a trot they fled and till the air was

full of and some that fain have run and some that for not stir from they some over bent some in and the and I knew not why a thin the then I in that dire dare a and man in my ears a and and it was the cock that dawn was is the sky had his and the they dawn had fled in and from the day in an the poet in the fact that many evil and have in the past been of good duke huan of chi in the saw in a an ogre as as a and as long as a a coat and red cap it was an omen that he rise to the Wu Ting of the was in a by the face of the man who his

wise and wên duke of chin that the of chu held

him and out his yet his chu lao tzu made use of and the of so evil to good.


A (i)

The are at our like wild it is here is who is a TV in of a TV we who are not for our off TV with and in an so that if we ever get well and get up and the for with more than just our we may not I mean it is that when we get well we will not to run or even to walk we’ll be able to but will hold firm to our and our ever more over our and and such TV as may on five do all our for us once even our have and it is here.



Down the with a that all else to the curb and hats hurl past to verb at the into gear and make it the turn in a of the bell sure and is loud I here of my mind a all I was upon has wing and I have you to as you howl I you into my mind and and all to your red in that not fire.



For days buds have lain in soon the will come we pray be no rain to make less now in the they to the of puts its and the thin to upon the of a and then the guy is by the sky is with and a me as I it the high the fuse is lit a cat like hiss and spit of fire a sly then the air is with the and in my a that the past to my side the a ten year to walk now and so I’m to hear the howl of and the talk of men who died am to my fear I for a to the guns the torn how I the past I hear a sons who’s of.


I am the the the man with for and thin eyes I send on the air my and at my bear the I open on the dark my of with with its last wear my of with the of in the my skin of now now on the and with in of the with and sown at my feet my coat of slit with the sky eyes scan my mask of in of our fuse in my name is man.


At a fair I saw a led by a with a red like a long thin how much he was the the and then I saw that the was and the a eyed the mild the as if he had no mind or will of any kind the to go at his the I know not like one fate bade that it must be so he or no in I have seen and more I may see yet but that it the of if once a.

15. FAIR (i)

In and we poor that it in hats and as old can sing O as they in out and caro I will sing but fair O here of all like wind and tide each and and and bag and my ware and a of fine ware O all is not at fair O here are and of plum and of the tap and with salt and pick fat and play of the plot sir wild all and hot sir fine and the on the wire the of and nice pig at the fire the ups and take a seat in the O are more ups and than at fair O cat and the tall the and of the go come who come who wine beer ale and fire the dog that can tell all his and some men as are not much his this a wide fair we mong gay our like are by play by and by show by and by the fal lals of and life is but a than rare O and thus ends the of fair O.


Some that sing of the fair and out an but the best old song that ever was sung it is the term the term time it is near when we will all win free and with the will fee with and hats and arms hawk and call the a for and go on some mile know em and hire and them far from home tip you on the and ask if to fee tell you a fine word a lie tell you a fine and get you to but lads when you are them its like a on cold and feed you like the pigs they sit at tea and and ride in gigs the must be maam and you must lift your cap to her and you find an the must get sir the time when it you rest let you to the but they like the best the hour it them and then to us say come on my lads get your rest when in the clay.

17. UNTITLED (iv)

Man to the wife sow boy girl pail and your will be but man miss boy and wife silk and and soon be.


Is my name my all call me joe I’m up you know to game and I know ah I was as be I for it now if they try it on with me I tell them not for joe not for joe not for joe if he it not for no no no not for joe not for oh dear no.


My he kept the and he a mer mi ade one on of he had two of them were fish and was me when I was but a bit of a chip I was put in of the nore I kept my in very good a of the work to oh the nore the nore the they oer and oer no such life to be had on like the life that is led by the man on the nore one as I was a of the glim a a of the hymn I saw by the of my lamp the form of my damp just then a out ahoy and she was a on a buoy a a buoy for the that sail and not a boy a male says I to me now how do yer do and hows my and my two says she its an orph I an you are for only one and got no pa your was with pals and by the of your one was in a dish and one is kept as a fish at that I wept like a soft eyes my they made the damp says I to my won’t you step you look so wet just to dry your skin says she I the wet my dear says I let me you the dear my she at me with a it’s to my that I can’t sit down says my now you go on but the man at the nore at that I saw a and that was the end of my tale now in to that wish I can’t my the fish if you to see her when you go on just give her the of the man at the nore.


Hey hey hey hey I’ll have the if I may I saw

a dog and an ape a and a a I’ll have the if I

may I saw a and sew and bake and brew the

pots till they like new I’ll have the if I may I saw a corn sow and a worm a blow and a

a crow I’ll have the if I may I saw a drag a

and yet push a and a an I’ll have the if I may I saw a wild pig bind and a frog wool and a toad fine I’ll have the if I may I saw a sow bear to wash the had a to I’ll have the if I may I saw an egg a pie give me my is dry it’s no time I told a lie I’ll have the if I may.


THE OF (i)

Old tell how a slew at with and eyes to see and well a but he had a club this to drub or he’d have done it I ye but more of more hall with at all he slew the of this had two each one upon each with a in his tail as long as a made him and he had long and in his jaws four and of iron with a hide as as any buff did him have you not how the held men in his this so big but very near I’ll tell ye he poor that not with him and at one sup he ate them up as you eat an all of this did eat some say he ate up and that the sure he by for and were to him and he ate all and left none but some dear jack that he on the find in near fair the I know it well some two or or I vow I tell but is a just on the hill edge and hard by it O and then was this den you not but spy it some say this was a some say he was a for from his nose a and with it he cast off when he did in a well that he did by made it look just like a with hard by a of whom all did ring for he play at cuff and call rude do any kind of by the and the mane with his he

a till he was dead and what is for very he ate him all up but his head as I told eat men and boys and came to his and made a O save us all more of more hall thou of do but slay this who won’t us a rag on and we’ll give thee all our tut tut he no I want but I want in a fair maid of both and keen with the hair as sloe skin as snow with her to me oer the ere I go to and to me in the this done he did to hew the down but he went new to at town with all not but of so and both and arms legs and all oer some five or six long had you but seen him in this how he and how big you have him to be some he all cats dogs and all each cow each and each hog for fear they did flee for they took him to be some hog to see this all then got up on and on some and too but put on so’s not to hose as soon as he rose to make him and he by the tale six pots of ale and a of aqua it is not that wins for wits do made our down into a well he did this and so he did in and as he low he up and boh and hit him in the oh the on thee come out thou me in my and then he and shot at him good how he did the soul they foul thy dung not like

thou thou so sore sure thy diet is our old on the side out upon the and gave the such a he knew not what to by cock he say you so do you see and then at let him fly with hand and with

foot and so they went to it and the word it was

hey boys hey

one and all like two wild so if I may with two days and a with this did our on the tho it was it was neat they had one at the hard to the gave him a made him to reel and he to lift him as high as a rock and then let him fall but more of more hall like a son of as he came like a lout so he him and hit him a kick on the oh the with a deep sigh and six and and out of his of more of more hall O thou I had seen thee with that on thy foot thou has my gut and I’m for ever the for if you had that you have done me no then his head he and and he lay and on one knee then on his back he so and and died.

the I don’t then to it they fell

22. THE (ii)

In the the the blue sky as if a and a far the the hung out they wait with for the news but in a in the a is way in the hare that hops up ears and away and the wren some who saw fall they they peer down a as if they a in the of the or a rare see the of dead hear it was a man fell out of the air hear now his and they rip the slum of they a body that as the it on his now that he has no they prop him up his in open his eye then as in a in the noon the man and than own as the beat his body and the eye to the like no more open or than a fist and in its most dear the of eyes too to let to the edge of such as can to all that is gasp of till they look down on the at he eye up.


Upon the of an hugh old oak year year boys mark a nest of made up a near in size and boys to it try all of but not a twig to with hand or foot from the bulk tis all in vain they one make to them up but down they soon as ere they try so long hath been old men when bye will and tell the ways they had when boys to that very tree as it so seem that very nest that neer was from that self same spot a year in all and they will say that the two are now the very that the then some it yet at loss and it so they pass as old the men so and that even men will into the fame of boys at get at that now and then may a one from the tree with iron and up the or else by over the and so up by at one with foot rope a way so that one and only one in of the men was to wear his to end and the nest and a theme that for by the not yet come with that the top and tye their to the cock as that the deed was done yet even now in days no one is bold to dare the way up the old oak the two at old task the hugh nest they live and and are and like a in the of up yet the hugh old oak that the nest.



Vlee away cap don’t ye hurt crap I vil my trap and lie down and teak a nap and take care of your toes or I’ll pick up my and you down shoo all away shoo away shoo.

25. UNTITLED (v)

It was the of oil the of snug in the not too much at the of the slug into the air nor yet too a tree shot down and to the wind my turn to the gun file and with of and sun we and a of a cone the the to the next tree your turn my turn the its head a hit let’s go back to the lawn we can’t it lead for the rest of its life him off it was now him and when he the sky like a pane he away a full half had a hole we that slow to the his back was to the tree his eyes were gun he was dumb and we not see past the size of his or hear for the drum in his side four to dull his eyes a to stop the in his a of as we up the and when not the we like ran the of a.

26. THE (iii)

The was ever dark and dark its is with and and no one over the by and yew and down the half of its with and for the sun of the moon of and all the the that are shut out but far more and dark the they the dug him out and gave him to the that most of.



Out of the two dead in the rut as a few feet blue a dog or fox has one by by some from his the elm root the a duel of the by bad the sky’s far dome is sane and the road and the lake bare no the look as the in a pose to how fury now of an old war the up in the ear of the and I the soft pelt of the mole to them they in it they move mute I the the fat of root and rock by day only the down one is a path they go the for the of to be over and over and the of is just as far from the door as ever what us in easy and as each.


Why thou away with fear me of near I have no all with a bait alas to thee to thy fate and thee from the O of the I do not wish to thy for unto thee hath a wife and dear to thy life as she hath done for me thy O fish and when an for his dish vile sin a to pull thee out god give thee O to pull the in.


A lady sent for one drug to come in an and poor pug as the fair one he came at the word and did the in tie wig and the so and so nice he held out his hand with you know maam my your says the lady why sir he’s a and must take fees of each.



They were of by the name of and of in a of such as from lips from oats of the curb ah hah and ah hah boys the they were as the and took the of and two of them on the same day at a if we the of lips.

31. THE (iv)

When did you your what do you on such high legs for why this of you is it so that you lift your of and no more than air as you upon me upon me you I

a call you the in you turn your head your tail and

how can you put so much into that of a with your thin and your legs how you sail like a or a dull clot of air a yet what an aura you your evil aura and a on my mind that is your bit of and the to my in your but I know your game now how you and the air in and me on and on long thin me and that I am you I hate the way you off into air read my you come then let us play at and see who wins in this sly game of man or you don’t know that I and I don’t know that you now then it is your it is your

you my to of you it is you high in my ear why do you do it it is bad they say you help it if that is so then I a in the but it so like a a yell of as you my red I you for a in like my such such

such such of you as well you may only your own you you away on the very my in its away with a of you drop can I not you are you one too many for me am

I not to out you what a big my the of you what a dim dark you have into.


I a fish and held him the boat half out of

with my hook fast in a of his he he at all he

hung a and and here and his skin hung in like wall and its of was like wall like full and lost age he was with fine of lime and with tiny sea lice and two or rags of weed hung down his were in the the and with that can cut so I of the in like the big and the the reds and of his and the pink swim like a big

I into his eyes were far than mine but and

the and with seen the of old they a but not to my it was more like the of an the I his face the of his jaw and then I saw that from his lip if you call it a lip grim wet and like hung five old of fish line of four and a wire with the with all five big in his a line at the end he it two and a fine from the and snap when it and he got away like with and a five of from his jaw I and and up the boat from the pool of oil had a the to the the sun the on the was and I let the fish go.

33. THE OX

In a far away in the my the of my a of oxen they him the year olds and the four year olds to them he will take the in the and him and tame him he will go any whip the up and down the yard the head high in the air with eyes yet see you how soon his rage how soon this him see you on the a oxen and old and he is the man who has them they all know him all are to him see you some are such so some are buff some one has a line his back some are some have wide a good sign see you the see the two with on see the and how and they on legs what fine eyes how they they wish him near them how they turn to look him what how they are when he away from them now I what it can be he to them all else I I envy only his my whom a oxen love in his life on in the far in the.

34. THE (v)

The cat long of good of a in the wood with hair long and eyes and then the cat in size head and on the the and hind up he one track and in of foot is made save when the are cut the the dog will cock and red and over eye and the lice and bye the owl down and the come and go the the gaps and and make his skin for caps when any come and pass the he at dogs and his pace and and boys look in the hole and hear a they the tree such they and the owl is a bird when the grey owl her ones in down the boy and him down they try agen and pelt to the fray the grey owl and them all away and the his den left free from boys and dogs and and men.


A head like a a neck like a a back like a beam a like a a foot like a cat a tail like a rat.

36. UNTITLED (vi)

In the pond in the park all are long hang and are bent legs on a flag wags like a down in the sky the is an eye with in the in its lens dip with hats that fall off dogs go by on a baby to feed the down a pink for a buoy a haze of for up in the bowl of a hill from its a of is by a swan with twin the two she and all the is tree the like a fan.

37. OF A (i)

All year the flax dam in the of the and flax had down by huge sods it in the sun wove a of the were but best of all was the warm of that grew like in the of the here I fill of the to on at the dots into miss tell us how the frog was a and how he and how the frog laid of eggs and this was you tell the by too for they were in the sun and in rain then one hot day when were rank with in the the the flax dam I to a that I had not the air was with a bass down the dam were on sods like some the slap and plop were some sat like mud and I ran the were for and I knew that if I my hand the it.

38. UNTITLED (vii)

Very very our toes our take hold on the loam the air sees us us us the make room soft on the the even the the even the our our rams and the we diet on on of or so many of us so many of us we are we are we are meek we are and in of our kind we by the our in the door.

39. THE (vi)

Just as my the pen a than a of sand from nail to then the vast of my hand warm it goes of and skin of of and the din of that its way from to the of one now fail I say it does not even what I but up an the of my.

40. OF A (ii)

When the died was a sort of pity the tiny made for the dead on the reef drew an to the how must a die to a tear of a the big for the and the tug of the tide life the air this way like a door ajar from a pooh pooh us give us the of a by its tiny hole not this in our bay we are too when a dies but at the of a race who.

41. ON THE

If I hear as well as see no man or pass by me.


This mote a worm with a nine is he now from to and from to six and so on to and from one to no no hath he.

43. UNTITLED (viii)

By the gate with star and moon into the wood the lay in the sun as a dead but his jaw and his grin a rose over my hand I hung him his eye with a as I him in the when I a rock one time the bits like that dust his back to the way sun a yet it kept its fire the the old in each at milk and I saw coil thin as pins in the his as if he were a he was pure the his.



When I hung you my neck and your cold as you to me gold and I felt the of you on my and the of your at my ears I to my that you were but I had no and no hope only to hold you for that joy left a long wake of as the and you into the of and and I and to a dark.



The man and man ape the most of all hot up to that time of the they had dug a and a but how and the life in that hide they the pit with ape in vain and the of the air of dawn but one of them the wood fire that the cave he rain and him and at the edge they made a and it into the pit and they fed it high the of huge prey they the long over the pain and they were the and of rose and gold and up the sky wet were a wind the of the and the flag the soft the low as as the sky in its hour hour the meat to are the this is the as for me I be a worm in a wild than a son of man but we are what we are and we not to hate any for all are and not be at any evil all are and not fear it is the only way to be.


The heat let hear the fox’s let see a the the rain let fear the wire let the fire the the.



Whet up yer and up yer dogs away to the to hogs hog they up and went to the by damn bill a hog sign hog down sam and in peep for I I see him hog run here with a long pole and this hog his hole hog work boys work as hard as you can tear this do to eat and the do to wear hog I him give a and a wail and I my his tail hog him down to his head and feet boys a fine pile O meat hog they put him in the pot and all to they et that hog fore he a bite hog the and the they love hog and hog up sal with a and a grin hog all over her chin hog run here mama run here I that hog’s me sick hog run here mama make bill quit he’s et all the hog an I ain’t had a bit hog ol aunt sal came a the hall got hog to feed um all hog.

48. THE (vii)

My dog lay dead five days a in the of hid in a of pine and a of and vine I who had him he kept went only to he was to the with odor and hear the buzz well I was ten and very much in my kind the dead were out of and I not the sad of in or man my took the and him last I saw the it was the same but now it a and and saw the dog I I felt but he came in the sun in a hymn of and was in his eyes I in to cry and call his name of his head I the past was past but this was or I beg now and the dead.


I had an ol dog boys and I him blue tell you what

blue do come on blue you good dog you yes come on blue you good dog you I took my axe boys and I my horn goin a just as born come on blue you good dog

you yes come on blue you good dog you old blue and

I went to see had him a up a oak tree come on blue

you good dog you yes come on blue you good dog you he at me I at him I him out blue took him in come on blue you good dog you yes come on blue you good dog you that good and laid them and says come on blue you can have some too yes come on blue you can have some too the come an he come on the run he says old blue your is done come on blue you good dog you yes come on blue you good dog you old

blue died an he died so hard he dug up the all over the yard go on blue you good dog you yes go on blue you good dog you when I get to I know what I’ll do grab my horn and blow for old blue come here blue I’ve got here too come here blue I’ve got here too and when I hear my old blue dog bark I’ll know he’s a in ark come here blue I’ve got here too come here blue I’ve got here too.


A fine bag of meat says the as the a of feet

at the prod of a and and a on his with a jump

he’s I’d live till ends a life down in the vale have they he’d be the to kill and give away for good will now a more than bid were she bone poor yet she’s as a of beer she’s a plum said the now this bull for that to your or to the one and have his done the was on the and to make him turn well a I’ve here from town that calf she cows is not for in

the high life by the born of a wife the a true told on the of the sold and the over and his mark on one of the hips each when in at the ring of with a much as at kin for him to

a so mean his fate the a to kill out of hand

and a to keep on the land one can a year runs down his face when the wins and he’s from the.


The dark I a deer dead on the edge of the road it is best to roll them into the that road is to make more dead by glow of the tail I back of the car and by the heap a doe a she had cold I her off she was in the my her side me the her side was warm her fawn lay to be born that road I the car it’s the hood the I in the of the warm red our I hear the I hard for us all my only then her over the edge into the.


When I saw the fox it was in snow was to that on it’s the was dead save for it’s a me down the hill top the wind had it into a of snow and did the hill go now was no way round I drew legs back out of it took to my but a snow were and them in at the then the my mind as if the fox hill were the of a fox and dips of pure pile and but what I do with such eyed by that it was like its as the tore at one’s and each step was a at the.


I saw a wild for a bird will drop dead from a ever felt for.


Down the ain’t so moey down on his flat feet and his arm the of em all the as bite a bolt

a wall and back of the bull by ben his the

the had a like a with the yaws and god help the dog as got in her jaws at on the a were

all and for they with the each at odds on no who lost he knew he had won the hard and they very well they miss a hair on them dogs you can tell a tot or two more and of a dog have all the on a old was made of the the and the was up to the bell for the the and both of them dogs went for each the the and ben shed

a tear the the with a snap you hear five went

by with no sign of a bite it was more like a dog for a the of em all the too to be at all

and as for the ben hung his head and to the

to say for the dead then into the pit mo with

a roar he fell on his face and lay flat on

the and then he out why them dogs bite gas in the pit they was too to fight mo had a and feel too well he bit at them dogs they bit

back you can tell the had a bite that took half his ear the pride had a of ham off his rear no how them dogs on to they both was too and too to bite he at the on the and ben at his was sore them dogs at each not a paw and that the was a draw the he had to pay back the he was his own in the sack that was the last by ben and his they died in the pub by the moey has been able to sit the same he got bit in the pit.

55. UNTITLED (ix)

The of war and the and sale that make war the and lies of the and how at a they into blue and in the long of an and a mere a of our own of died how soon will and in a book we have here slow of and that can spit from an odor so vile and that wolf nor to come near them they walk in with this gas but far off have you it is it is like the of and wet deep in a glen in the cool over the moss the pool.

56. OF THE (i)

They of the they died of the wall they died in the and were not was the food of tell the we are not we have died in the and be how can our you the deep and the in the pool were dark the and were by the was a was it was it the was how can we give you your you your all in vain I of you your not be for in the you went out to and at you did not.


The now an hive for bees and of may for may make for a rake and the keen of life be to a the was made for its and the and deep tame in our guns or ones feed in mice for the drum like in be dumb now all but of be and of what he did in end his if good I and my true.

58. UNTITLED (x)

Over the and the and the and so many how many them and such a of we knew that day or knew the city this is the way to the and we so many the way so many how many what did it on such a day are they no not yet you can see some and hear the here they come is he the life of our ego is a we can wait with our and our what can you see tell us it is and guns and guns I tell how many and now army what a time that took will it be he now no are the golf club the and now the de and now come the and the look he is now look is no in eyes or in the over the neck and the eyes O the wing in the the at noon the at the of the O now they go up to the then the now come the urns urns dust dust dust of dust and now over the that is all we see but how many and now many and day we get to the so we took to and they rang a bell and he said out loud away that it’ll come in he’s will you us a et les la haie ils la.


I hate that and and to it and from and from to sell for of lace and arms and when to and and fall in I hate that and and to me it of and and and and and and and all that hand to fill the of woes.

60. UNTITLED (xi)

And to the gulf of the of dead come at they sway and in the far but them in the foam the sob and of the it has time for this to them from the and bury them in and the sand upon and each the of the last of men with such with such pity the as they the and the the of the wet has as blue as mens lips dead gone in of the same of the same as they or with us or the sand them on the el.


In old days who went to in had one but in this war the are they must go on till they die on the I of you so weak and to to and that a man ever come home as as that the sky fall I got the news that you were back I have to the high wall of your home I your your I your your new I am half it is not true yet I of for you on the road each day I go out at the city gate with a of wine lest you come oh that I the of the so that I find you at my side.


The and of the you have made your how do you the who live will and hay do not let me hear you and for a is made out of ten.

63. THE (viii)

And pack and a up guns like the of a the on side was red they and they dug they sank like into the the and soon the in felt the snow feet to at dawn the with a then and the icy this many days the snow was the in most of that I the in eyes how thin a and the with all the life was.


The snow came down last like on the it fell till dawn the town with snow lies on what and lawn as if it did not know snow the of fear and the are the pile the snow has in you the town a mile or two this the eyes of dead a and in the new air and fine with at as the most and the from his post ten back in slow and him with a he was the to see the snow.


Twas in the year two and one a of may I sat on the tree all a a lay to how the pest had my life to sing with the that day when up the came a like a all in rags it made me crow to see his old duds all in the wind like so up he came to the foot and down his bags good lord how the old was at out his the very of his orts made a work in his come down says he you bird and have a of my then down the rope like a tar from the mast I and by him but I on the when I that food a foul beef bone and a oh he the are good then this he cast him down says I get air a pace or two off on the side for the lay but he only at the and them part of his fare I them and they won’t harm me let the and the rich be I did not like that man he so up at the anon he out his old poke the he for the it made me to see his face it had such a look but I made up my mind to a case he took he I the my is not of the full like he the dram oh it came of a cask but it came to his turn to pull your good sir I must ask but I wipe the brim with my when a sups at my and then he so and long the was out of I the very old one was come to mock me my and I had the dead men’s

that were the but the gave me a clap come let us

each for all the wide is dead and we are and I’ve

a for thee in my as if we had come of one I’ve a

for thee in my that me weep for as I from town to town the were all but when I saw thee it made me both and leap now a I be on his love and a upon his an it were not for that man I’d be the king of

the but I an hour come to make him rue his so down we sat and till the sun was in mid sky when just as the west wind came we a cry up up on the tree the man till dogs go by and lo from the far off they came all for gore a at once and a hart till he sunk at the foot and his they tore his they tore a horn to tell when the was done and was not

a coat to it in the sun I and at the man and his

one by one and with sore he chid at the till the last out of anon he let’s down and for our for the all free and we may a barn for with that he set up his on end and it fell with the due west so we fard that way to a city the had died of the pest it was fine to in and hall it me best for the all were and cold and not lift and when we came lay the rats out of the beds the in the land were as free as but the man made a face and at gate it made me to hear how he so our to hate and I bade

him walk the by for I so a mate so he and I left as if we had met and I a fair for for the city was all to let and for my fill of the that I get and my was and worn I got me a vest it was a vest it was oer with gold and a star at the twas to old joan from her to see me so but joan was dead and the and lass in vain I soul to pass but and kine up the and on the new come when lo I the man and he did sing his rags were in a and a he had like a king so he up my gate and me a mend us all but my mind I had him then and to see him so like that was born to his fare and how he had the his were to wear but god that a die his of the laws so I my out and soon tied up his I was and jury and all and the but the man not but like a babe how hard it is apt to go when the law and a have was not a soul to a word for his oh how I my gear and put on my work day I was tired of such a long life and was one of the but the man a and made many so I him off to the foot and him in his bags twas a job to him up for a man lags but by ten of the he was off his legs in the wind and his rags so he hung and I the last man left to have my own will of all the I now I but when was ever made with one bee in a hive my to gnaw at my the day was done for the

men’s had all gone out like in the sun but it as if I had at last a in one so I went and cut his body down to bury it god send were any good soul to do the like by me but the wild dogs came with and bayd me up the tree my was like a and my head to swim to see jaws all with foam like the brim but when the wild dogs away jaws were and grim jaws were and grim good lord but the man was he was of him but some of rags the tree I know the when I am dead will send his for me I’ve my one by one and dug the deep hole for joan and the of kith and kin and felt the old go cold to my full many a time but I felt so lone for the lion and adam were and the him but the kine are foes to my life and the are wild if the cur lick my hand I love it like a and the man’s my at to make my my is like a I sigh when I the foot and look at the rope and for but alas in vain my begs I must turn my cup of up and it to the for not man in the to pull my legs.

66. UNTITLED (xii)

That row of the like my of hate and you you you you you wait.


Why of the do you not I don’t want you to my.

68. UNTITLED (xiii)

As for him who may and him when you you did not know the of your.

69. A TREE

I was with my I told my my did end I was with my foe I told it not my did grow and I it in and with my and I it with and with soft and it grew both day and till it bore an and my foe it and he knew that it was mine and into my when the had the pole in the glad I see my the tree.



When I wer a bwoy an a bwoy up to me so kind like if you do like I’ll ye wi a ride on here zoo I wer like to what he had a in his mind like an vor a an to a wide he me in a back like zoo when a man do come to me so like an my hand he me by an tell me he do me this or that I can’t help O the big like an then vor all I can but wag my hat an en I do veel a shy.

71. UNTITLED (xiv)

May they by on an dawn and dusk mile mile at each and step a at each and step may they feet and fall at each and fall they take may a bone them and may the bone that not be for sake now rib now now arm now shin but fail the neck.

72. UNTITLED (xv)

A flea body like bead gave me as I gave heed

a legs like made me as I read a rat dart and

flit was like a to my wit a fool hung a for my a in scum was lost his tomb but the flea too near his the wall doth and the too no now can him save and when the rat rape my he the end of his O who you of.


As the was a his and toe and the lion was in the neck of the drum and was to in time by the the top blew off and hung over of eyes in the dark the the with vast the in the the pall of at all.



This the was in step out a bit you two men at the last the be on our hand and the near we it in this the was in this the was in days that hill they boys that I slap em I you say don’t here boys ere her in lay a city held is sway and all the with her this the was in days she the ten when her was full from here once cast her gaze over an even than ours look I make out and the lies here our feet you and do stop your the eyes of that.

75. UNTITLED (xvi)

Of the on I back of the one day a with as it lay on its side over in the high I was I all that the the it lay I led it to the road and with that and I was we find the end of a road meet the sky on out I and the got back a on the we a a I was back in the I the just to he had over the rail he had on his hand was pale I him walk to his he ran his hand over it me good man away I.

76. UNTITLED (xvii)

To with eyes as wide as a pool ears like and like a of a boy is his is his neck is dark and his hair is an mark his are to a crow and his are the blue blow when he won’t hear a word and he down dead the bird he the off his and he’s not even of the has feet and he in a on suez he in a sack on the and they say boys like him any more old man his beer and his ran off with a sits in the with a gin and with an the lies but the law’s as as a ten foot so his cup and goes on up at the for less than and the in the room is when amen so come one come on ten says amen amen amen amen amen lord amen.



She said my had and like god that he like a like a used to run away from left for food us by had a belt with a on was we he’d wear a he’d say good and we made him we were we when we’d left the that was so nice and the let us give the a four dong and we’d that was to be the end of the it was time for when we got home he’d take off his and his and his and we’d he’s not like god so that he’d belt us for the and we’d yell and on he’d run away from.

78. UNTITLED (xviii)

It’s odd to be with but to have and to make one of a the and the and that this one by the nose for use.

79. UNTITLED (xix)

I am the face I live on and time to anon and from to over the that can in and and eye the span of that is I the in man that no call to die.

80. UNTITLED (xx)

This face you got this here you you it out for at all at all did you this here it to you am I said now go see what you can do with it it to you and it was like a no away this face you got.


As as till or more as bold as till and four as as till and ten they they or not men at ten a at wild at tame if ever at wise at rich at good or.



An for his own ad my I am and and I have got five sons they all hate and ashu is for is none like him does his best but the fine arts and tuan are but do not know six from tung in his year is only with to eat if me like this what can I do but fill my cup.



When I was a as big as a hen my hit me and I hit her my came in and said yer bout so I up with my fist and I gin him a.

84. UNTITLED (xxi)

A chap be a de hove as be of a man but a boy.



As tall as your knee they are to see as tall as your head they wish you were dead.


Now fred she said you must it your and then your it’s most did god that man be a flue then fred let it be said haw well my dear said fred I fear that will not be so easy but like a man I’ll try a plan and do the best to ye did god that mind such brew love as or de do love but if wif wif wif wif and mind you I’m not if you by jove I I’ll give up.


I play it cool and dig all jive the I stay my as I live and is dig be dug in.

88. IN MY

Don’t it he said then off and gave me a of his plum.


You must lie in and knit the left the let the and and as you at knit a knot this knot I knit to know the I know not yet that I may see the man that my be how he goes and what he and what he does all days and.


A man had neer been born than have his on cut them on cut them for cut them on cut them for cut them on cut them for news cut them on a new pair of cut them on cut them for cut them on see your.


He that a G take away L and that is he.

92. UNTITLED (xxii)

Old old wilt thee gang a a I am very hard O old old wilt thee gang a a or the use O old old wilt thee let me kiss thee yes kind sir and the lord I thee.


How much do you love me a oh a lot more than that oh a lot more and only half a not even a half a and is this your this is the way the wind the.


This girl at the for this boy on his she a in her hand a gold in her she the sun with his the boy to her he a that like the wind this boy this girl they walk in step with the wind arm in arm they the to laid on the the is and as the sun.


If so be a toad be laid in a skin and that tyd to man twil him and his ever.



You my face oh but so I at the.



Her eyes the glow lend thee the thee and the also eyes glow like the of fire thee no will oth mis thee nor or slow bite thee but on on thy way not a stay none to thee let not the thee what the do’s the of the will lend thee like then let me wooe thee thus thus to come unto me and when I meet thy feet my ile into thee.


The crow sat on the tree a up his and was his coat to see and loud the I love my love I know the she me and the crow upon the tree I love my love the sung and all the wi rung I love my love a lass she her so and she the dewy at and at a drab her gown her face was she the up and down and was her he sung and each down his love in gown my love is and as any in the town she’s a in the drab gown he sung and his oer and his team on the as the old crow his song the sung his lay and sung of all the day the crow he was in love no and wi a many the many a bout and he my love she is a maid wi red and O drab her gown was made I her many a week his maid the sung till all the him rung.

99. SONG (i)

I wish I was I be with love to was I but her or she but me then love all be well I wish to send my to her as as can fly but as the wind the stir the and flye.

100. SONG (ii)

I hid my love when I bear the of a flye I hid my love to my till I not bear to look at I dare not gaze upon her face but left her in each ere I saw a wild lye I and bade my love good bye I met her in the dew the wood blue the lost her blue eye the bee and went bye a sun beam a a gold her neck so fair as as the wild bees song she lay all the long I hid my love in and town till een the me down the bees oer the buss a roar and even a to me all the long the not was else but love.

101. FAIR (ii)

Are you to fair sage and me to one who for once she was a true love of mine tell her to make me a sage and any seam or she be a true love of mine tell her to wash it in dry well sage and neer nor drop of rain fell she be a true love of mine tell her to dry it on sage and neer adam was born she be a true love of mine will will you find me an acre of land

sage and the sea foam and the sea sand you be

a true love of mine and will you it with a

horn sage and and sow it all over with one and you be a true love of mine will you reap it with a of sage and and tie it all up with

a and you be a true love of mine and when

done and your work sage and then come to me

for your and you be a true love of mine.

102. SONG (iii)

O wert thou in the how I thee to keep thee dry and warm a camp I thee the not a drop harm thee the of wind and rain thee o wert thou in the a shed I thee to keep dry and warm how I thee the rain wet thee nor clap harm thee by thy side I sit me to and warm thee I sit by thy side love the was over and the of an my.

103. SONG (iv)

My love my love is a box tree and the give me five on a sea and a lute to be then we in star sewn and be O what is the her eye O let me her as the sky we lie cold it is out but not O my my and put away your for the ship is a and you and I have the.



O as your love the hill your lamp is out and all the for her and do not miss for soon is past and kate fly not so fast for when none may kiss be to his soot and to his be.

105. UNTITLED (xxiii)

Oh read me this and read it was I last the wind blew the cock crew I for one and came two the did the did to see the hole the fox did make too for a too big for a bee I saw it was a hole just a fit for me.


I once went a an old she out what us uns was

with arms in mood she that she’d our if she but she down down down day she shut to the and the door then I the and and when she to slap bang in my face she I’d be off and the but I down down down day she got an old our wits for to he his up to the and when he it to my head it went off with a bang and I I

was dead but I down down down day you may now

I go many more ever this old door in this I

been long you may long to my song but isn’t down down down day.


The bill was to a of this some ten or ago mr esq dr to to and miss mary to and miss to and miss to a few in miss from the is a who’s he’ll wed but the of the are to make his miss to the shoe shop gone to ask him to sowl her but for two and two he’s not the one to and her miss went to shop him to and welt her he took his to that and belt her miss if he’d and her said he I’ll you till if you come any miss such a fool and his she her foot up on his and he all her has mr have feet but not so slow a fool now her shoe shop neat.

108. THE OF (ii)

A aged was near ford on moor on by her man a farm hand aged two a the spot it was a and in the rain that went from our and came home her of she wore a she the she in town her her and in her her as she out one her at her side out the the with her at her four and in her her as she out one her at her side out the the with her at her with the mist saw the at his she was but they her in the her the with her is and has she for you out and now are come why do you not as a tree your all to the knee why do you mend your with a and fall with and upon your bed why do you sit so your face the of clay and with a wipe the sour away has she gone to to seek an and is that why your eye won’t dry and your face take me home I lie here in the pit a red rock upon my and my neck is her skin was soft as her eyes were wide as day her hair was than the bog that her life away her were made of her was made of all the had its red name as at the hoe the

cold and up to him did go I’ve come to take you unto the door come now you poor boy and you must know what for she is as pure as is the dew her only it is the pain that her neck I drew she is as as the day she from her the only sin upon her skin is that she they took him off to they the bell they sent him up to and him down to hell all the and on its airs ask of two the most your and your that you may and pray for who come not to bed upon day but lie the the snow the and the salt sea go.


May my fate be a to men they may evil ways and may the of a man them to this that they may be of its in to for in this and in the to come my end have been had I this and is my for from it good all I pray unto here is a I did and now I do of it I had a very kind but my on me did set her mind and she did me and

day to take his life away soon unto her I did on I was bent for she told me in a I be in his my had some got not of our plot to bed he went did and not he rise no more my he was then from her room did and she did come to my bed side to kill him now’s the time she cryd

I him on the head and he had been dead but he did out on the much us to be sure my by me

she did all with a in her hand take this says she and end his life and I will be your wife

I cut his and out the did fly all over me and

on the the was to be sure then to my room I did my did like fuel burn my was of so deep a dye that did for cry now as you see I was the

for to be for with his my was dyd a that not be to gaol then I was taen in to in cell so very till the come on when at the bar I did the it was so the jury all did cry and I was soon to die john now it is my name from in came at old you see I come to die on the tree may and old a take and on my fate here you may see the and for I in my.

110. THE OF (iii)

In sits a maid by loo my baby she know I my or if land or sea he’s in then at her bed feet and a I’m sure it was he here am I thy that I am not I am a man upon the land I am a in the sea and when I am in my own my is in sule then he hath put it upon her knee give to my wee son and take thee up thy fee and it come to pass on a day when the sun hot on that I take my wee son and I’ll him for to swim in the foam and you will a good and a I’m sure he’ll be and he’ll go out on a may and he’ll kill both my wee son and me and lo she did a good and a good I’m sure it was he and the very shot that eer he did he the son and the in sits a maid by loo my baby she know I my or if land or sea he’s in.

111. A (ii)

He has two the at can’t give him more than he the look at his a lady too good by half for such as he so said the one with yet or but at the inn the dame now he was what I call a he went with and when she had a baby he paid up so his half a just like him a have been more like him for I knew him mean oh but he was such a nice oh last time we met he said if me and joe was near we must be sure and call he put his arms our amos all as if he were his own son I pray god save him from man trod.

112. UNTITLED (xxiv)

In the who six in the them one by one when they meet eyes the for a of wait only for the to to nine in a town now dead from the up for are the and the they with but at the drop of a card will guns out of air on the bar top the lamp with a star the one with the grin the one with the scar done and seen to be done a in for the one in the back the on the off and to feet in the one and into the dark and ride home each like a his to the of.


His body the pack that on his old back the cold wet up the the cook out oh that old lag here with his swag made of a old bag him in cook from the grey put silk on his body on his feet give him fire and and meat let the be and the cake be iced the bed be snug and the wine be in the old for this is.


His left the tree a root most away his in case of he lies in the and his ease like a the he came one when the tree its back the rain and made his camp and and did not wake again now ants make a home his his old fire has the hill and the old tree and the old man and him half in he lay it be a the tree led its own life the sun yet both to the bush and now are one the and lie the soil and he in the sky.

115. A (iii)

In this not once was I of my self high me my self my rage less part a cone drip drip drip drip so down the I in now to the cave who come to chip off what they can prod me with like look look it’s like a man.

116. UNTITLED (xxv)

He was a and did earn a and did I not have you that was any more a than you or I for when they told him that his wife must die he at them and with and and like a baby half that and made the cry to see him cry and she was dead and he had paid the and and the rest he a lot of that she had made most away in an old of hers and out some up in with them and tore down the.

117. UNTITLED (xxvi)

When I wish I was rich then I know I am ill to tell the I have as I am so when I ah if I was rich I say to I’m not well my is low.

118. WET LEG

I can’t wet leg can’t him at any he’s and when you hit him he lets you hit him.

119. A (iv)

A of in an old she them the bulk of her her to as she into the she on her way is she but an from a of of two she not what she does than walk the the as a so in the.

120. OF THE (ii)

Of the they say naz flew to she will no more as a this door with her book an arm her step one the sari in a the wind bus to stare at a bird of.



That hump of a man or back or and dirt into pots how he and pick or or out a weed to or make the dust buzz with a or down a bug in one spit of or fan life into peas with his hat or all his feet blue in.


No no in the year old he the are in the the day the into away a boy who came back one arm and said I hear you all but I cry out for fear the had to be a one and we did the old man says see a like him in new.

123. THE (ix)

The was an with the you can do it and make a of it the hard way for the hell and of it but the day when you the of it and camp till the down then find the easy way in the dawn till that vein of a and bill set up his camp and his self cold and and up the and back on edge.

124. UNTITLED (xxvii)

A man in fair men did him call he had nor in

yet he kept men in his hall he had and for

them all were all milk O the and they were

all news then was unto the king that was such

a one as he that like a bold and all the the

king he a then a was and long he it with his own hand and he to do him no when this came to his it was as as on the tree was I sent for any king my my nor none but me and if we go the king I we went most man of you have his with one of you have his coat with lace so O the your hats all by the at ten of the gone was he and with him all his men good lord it was a for me to see when came the king he fell down on his knee O my he said O my men and me have no thou for thy men nor thee for by ten of the both thou and them hang on the tree but over he left good lord what a look he of a face why is none for you nor me but had a by his side and it was made of the so free that had not the king his foot

he had his head from his fair body on my men all and see that none of you be taen for than men say we were let them how we were then god fair rose and so poor that and ten of best men lay all upon the then like a man mad than he a scot came and ran him the fair body on my men all and see that none of you be taen for I will by and but and then will I come and news then was to as he by his knee who if eer he for to be a man of the he’d be.

125. UNTITLED (xxviii)

This was and in no wit and out and for wept as the red the home the and sang the due oxen on the spit were lit with yet were and rue no was deep to hold the who days came out from rump to his cere with the nor sea hold him with huge he and them up as as with deep sea ooze and lime not burn him nor the fire so as the good him with of hair and the from the pyre in the city the lie the for all his ay on he slew even me the that city a man and for the was over dead with no red but and and not all the he nor mild laws nor nor wars wage in bury that same in the a to the went to a far cell but the as his and drew for him and wood with else all day with long at the bawl to for a dole of to feed the sick who once him with so and grim set a of his head him wort from the brim and into his when he was dead.

126. SONG (v)

I come from the grow the is as an feet and the blow I walk the blue bone in the snow when the bees take ease and the moon low my maw on the in a the in jam jars hang in a hoop to town I seen paw a in when he his snap in a mess trap and said he’d be home by tea fled is my all like the and dead is the I like no who once did my I fly the run the O the talk to see me walk six off the the map of I the sky in my the salt pass the moon her fire by the go gay in the when the boys come down from the farm don’t run my joy from a poor I won’t do you no harm the of my I with the sun I my eyes with lies I’ll see one is my with and with lead my hood oh my face as I pass is a of and my suit is made of wood.



Have you been to john my son have you been to my man a and make my bed soon I’m sick at my and I fain lie down your hawk and your then john my son and dead make my bed soon I’m sick at my and I fain lie down what had you for john my son eels and make my bed soon I’m sick at my and I fain lie down they in no they in the sun and in O make my bed soon I’m sick at my let me lie down O then you are john my son it was my own make my bed soon I’m sick at my and I fain lie down my ate the and fell down ere he’d done at her door like a O make my bed soon I’m sick at my and am fain to lie down my hawk on her hand for and none for O hear my will soon for I’m sick sad and and fain to lie down what you your john my son my and my make my bed soon I’m sick at my and I fain I lie down what you your john my son my and my make my bed soon I’m sick at my and I fain lie down what you your john my son the of god O make my bed soon for I’m sick at my and I fain lie down.


The wind like a man and like a host come in I then my a to whom a were as as hand a sofa to the air no bone had he to bind him his was like the push of at once from a bush his a his as he let go a as of in he then like a man he twas and I.

129. WIND

Like from the with of the rain as in to and foam and all the the at his door half it be or wind and the of that has to find in garb and the loud the soon when to by the hand of dame who the in and a to the land nor she go to bed the.


A is the its don’t make a its are long its beak is its eyes try all the of the it and all the air and and up and down like the ear that to the owl in the bat the the the are as the owl’s air them like the owl goes back and the and the its.

131. UNTITLED (xxix)

The wind in the wind in the they in they are only in ease soft warm or it in the.

132. THE WIND (ii)

If one meet the wind in the he be I don’t so I see in m eye a kind of a in a flat for the out in the with talk of the and then up to his cold bare room at to lie in the dark in the I am dye hear.



I’m a road for the to fly by on a road the for and to on a road for the rich old men to over in big cars and me here sure a road all of us ride and I get to see em ride I ain’t seen ride so fine hey look at me I’m a road.



I’m a youm a on the line five and bob a week and all the beef beef made of eggs up a with a pair of legs.

135. UNTITLED (xxx)

Mary has a on her ears and sits all day out and in and and for ears to pour in at the ends of for at the of all day out and in mary has a on her ears.

136. ON A

It on a day in four we went to her a from the tour on a on a when went a of the said now but mind you make it so as a from your well when we saw the boys it made our on the one you hold your hats at five at five what said on the two you wave your hats your and when you go to be what you say the word you use for is and not we the boys the ever seen with man a like a but when we the boys that a of as big as bats on our the boat was with arms the air was with as and to keep them from his eyes the duke he his head as he us all the time I’ve seen boys a from we our way the bay till we were out of we our way all the day and on into the ah the day we met the is a day I won’t if we to feet we’d all be yet.


Send out your dai your blue grey hard as send them with tied to of your of your love send them to to cork send them to the of hull and of to the of and and send them to the and out of the to the wild wet of the sea grey go out in the at the hour of dusk to gaze on the and send them to the of the the and his tall lady walk and the rose pink day day day send out your dai send them out with of your and your love and your with in your send out your and the sun go out bach and do what dai you.

138. THE (x)

Of the the that was paid two and two were lost and men of a it in the of at in the that pit was by a in the dust lay so the gas in the deep was like snow in a and many a man had to the coal face he had out his a the to the shot if you fire that shot we’ll all be to hell and no one can say that he lied the they are the of two days the had them to his ways down in the dark they are they died for nine a day out and it’s now they must lie in the day the lord of to help both the and the have sent some to pay for the our dear and our our dear as well don’t send your sons in the dark mine be like the in hell.

139. GAOL

All have of gaol but it you much to see the in the yard when on the yard is with so and so goes has to bide time be it or long no good luck in gaol no good luck at all what is and for just to make you when you go to gaol find you with you up so in a suit of a cap a peak and ask your size and like your suit it’s and down oer your eyes the is the of all your they will try but two of wood on you have to lie then that you get a bed but it is as hard as at you make a turn for fear you some all of work on upon them and coco mats when you go in you may be thin but they can make you if your isn’t sure to stop the you get is tens the size is nine big to make a for boyd upon the tyne and if you be cold at just make at home lap your and get of them.


Who was born on a fuss and both in and in town we have got a and an heir unto the a of so and so sly and the with what a boy he must have a a and a kite a and so a cap and with coat so and a to ride the park he will take the on his lap and him so he the pap he will pin on his he his nap then him out so with his and cap he must have a suit to the town john bull must rake six or you’d to see his at he runs with some or and he will want a and a a pair of and a pair of with a pair of and a cane and a of as long as lane an old maid ran the did the nobs out he’s got his his nose and eyes he be as like his as a to a ship if he’d only got upon his lip now to get the must be rose for the of so many of so they must tax the pan the and the the and the and the.









when they



fine the



On like gold says to alls made of on and says to all be ours.

143. UNTITLED (xxxi)

Of span in fire of is.

144. UNTITLED (xxxii)

My of is but a of my of joy is but a dish of pain my crop of corn is but a of and all my good is but vain hope of gain the day is fled and yet I saw no sun and now I live and now my life is done the is past and yet it hath not the is dead and yet the are my is gone and yet I am but I saw the and yet I am but I saw the and yet I was not seen my is cut and yet it is not spun and now I live and now my life is done I my and it in my womb I for life and saw it was a I trod the and knew it was my tomb and now I die and now I am but made the is full and now my is run and now I live and now my life is done.

145. MY HOME

My home when I come to thee when my have an end thy joys when I see O of the O and soil in thee no may be no no care no toil lust and envy no sway is no heat nor cold but way thy are made of thy thy are of rich and rare thy and thy with do thy very are with gold and fine ah my home god I were in thee god my woes were at an end thy joys that I see thy and thy are such and as else are seen the with the of life doth flow upon on side the wood of life doth grow for bear and do the sit and do sing our lady with tune and all the bear part her feet my home god I were in thee god my woes were at an end thy joys that I see.

146. TO THE OF

Our who lies this was of a all his own and land had he and gold in he the and if ten more for he in a bed and his head he not to

the poor go for his not let him to the at of day used to him from his bed of hay unto the and quay he then to see what up the oft in the week he used to view the bay to see what

sea to he the news and to the

were in from

of all at last poor was ill and to the his will but of this life he a and then.



He who has ship to upon the seas with a gale.

148. THE (xi)

He ask us that when he died so many to last rest if out of us any here and it not task us we with our play over him by his brim the he best the one and we seem to him in like the as soon as I knew that his was gone I that his due and I said the a read than out of in and that old way a fine day and it to me it had not be that knew he that his wish not be to get it they the any tune but twas said that when at the dead of next the out on his ken the was the a band all in like the in and the by the such the man told when he had old.



As slag slug soft beds of on a pile dead over with like fine hair each in the of a pot limp but one on top one head over the the dead.

150. UNTITLED (xxxiii)

The dies at the edge a a last of lies on a gray all are thin and the has the mass a like a from the dry.


This ae this ae and all fire and and and thy soul when thou from away art and all to muir thou at last and thy soul if ever thou and and all sit thee down and put them on and thy soul if and thou neer nane and all the thee to the bare bane and thy soul from muir when thou pass and all to brig O thou at last and thy soul from brig O when thou pass and all to fire thou at last and thy soul if ever thou meat or and all the fire make thee and thy soul if meat or thou neer nane and all the fire wll burn thee to the bare bane and thy soul this ae this ae and all fire and and and thy soul.

152. UNTITLED (xxxiv)

Dog draw back hand.

153. WAKE

Tim livd in a odd he had a both rich and an to rise in the he a hod now tim had a sort of a way with the love of the he was born an to help him on with his work each day he’d a drop of the evry morn fol the dah to your welt the yer it the I told you lots of fun at wake one tim was full his head felt made him he fell from the and his so they him home his to wake they him up in a nice and laid him out upon the bed with a of at his feet and a of porter at his head his at the wake and mrs for they in tay and cake then and miss O to cry such a neat did you ever see tim why did you die ah your gab said then O took up the job says she I’m sure but gave her a belt in the gob and left her on the oh then the war did soon twas to and man to man law did all and a row and a soon then his head when a of flew at him it and on the bed the over tim he see how he and from the bed says your like on do ye I’m dead fol the dah to your welt the yer it the I told you lots of fun at wake.

154. PASS ON

Pass on nor your time on bad and what I was well to my what I am now is no of.

155. THE TWA

As I was all I twa a mane the tane unto the did say whar sall we gang and dine the day in yon auld fail dyke I wot lies a new and kens that he lies but his hawk his and his lady fair his is to the gane his hawk to the wild fowl hame his taen mate so we may mak our yell sit on his bane and I’ll pike out his een wi ae lock O his hair we’ll our nest when it bare many a one for him maks mane but nane sall ken whar he is gane oer his when they are bare the wind sall blaw for.

156. THE (xii)

Were sat on a tree down a down hay down hay down were sat on a tree with a down were sat on a tree they were as as they be with a down down down the one of them said to his mate we our take down in lies a his his they lay down at his feet so well they can keep his they flie so no fowl dare him come nie down a doe as with yong as she goe she up his hed and kist his that were so red she got him up upon her back and him to lake she him the she was dead ere even song time god send such such and such a.

157. UNTITLED (xxxv)

Here lies in the case of in that line were an to his was the and the of all the of his life and his hand till he had so were all his that he went when set a by who did not know his key even then he was set he had the art of his time so well that his away in one of and an put a to his he this life aged up in of in hand by his and of and set a in the to come.

158. THE (xiii)

The line to by was made with the were laid from to the line to life it ends is the then are in no fee for them is to pay for is the way god’s word is the it the way to so dark and here it does the way to god’s love the fire his the the and the all you who to ride must come to in him in and and and you must the way to gain or you with will not come then poor now’s the time at any on the line if and turn from sin the will stop and take you in.


Here lies john pye oh oh does he so let him lye.

160. ON MR

Here lies one may save for has now one the.

161. UNTITLED (xxxvi)

A was er biby one the of ten and a tiny mite the was poor and the biby was thin only a in skin the for the soap off the rack she was but a but when she back the biby was gorn and in she oh is my biby the your biby as fell dahn the plug ole your biby as gorn dahn the plug the poor was so and thin E been in a jug your biby is E won’t need a barf any more your biby as fell dahn the plug ole not but gorn.

162. AN AT

Here lies a man who was by he died when his to be he have cut a in this of but the cut him and he lies in the.

163. THE (xiv)

Once were some who all time they in don’t that they made them to ioux oh no they just sold them for.

164. THE OF (iii)

The of were fast and the rain was when an an.



Was an old man and he had a calf and half he took him out of the and put him on the wall and all.


The now no more doth the up to kiss the maid the of that each beam is seen wi like gay the of what hath been away and too a at morn wi yet the song and and mid the that dies and by fits in the of the and when its past a crew in and gay the and act play the for wi the and and a to his hump back and bell and oft for and ale wi pind the her tale and her oer the boy wi face and from door to door wi pace to his box.



Song then in as they come in they form a each has his over his and the man hold of the of the man in of him the fool the man and that he his the fool with it song they back and at once who and then in a ring here come I old or not I hope old will be my head is my back is bent my are weak my is and is a very age for me and if I had been all what a I be fool an old man thou must be and thou but and fool a room a room a room and give us room to we’ve come to show upon this time or age the like was seen upon this back fool room room give us room to for to this room we wish now to at and a room for me and all our a am I will for one and all oh my name it is jack hall oh my name it is jack hall oh my name it is jack hall and I’ve and and my neck pay for all when I die when I die I have in no joke I have in no joke I have in and I’ll rob for more and my neck pay for all when I die when I die oh they tell me that in jail I die oh they tell me that in jail I die oh they tell me that in jail I no more ale and my neck pay

for all when I die when I die up the I did no joke up the I did no joke up the I did and the the rope oh but a word said I down down fool come come thou of thee st for all to see now st thou bold thou has much as I’ve been told if that be true pray tell us now thou hast and when and how st here I the man with my and in hand who the and him to the and for this won the king of what man or me to I’ll cut him down with this hand I’ll slay him and cut him as as and send him to to make pies who be as tall as here come I the in land I to I’ll st with bold and if his is hot I’ll run it cold as st tut tut thou thy talk is very bold just like as I’ve been told if thou be a pull out thy and or pull out thy and pay for I’ll have I go away st st thou dost not well to the of is my name and by my at my side I hope to win the game my with lead my head is made of so to to let thee and I try to see on the lie they some one some the the st O and you see what I have done I’ve this turk down like the sun fear not I have a by my side in it a spar I’ll his eyes nose and chin and say rise dead man and he’ll turk up to and

they go at it even more turk and lies moll moll st st what has thou done thou has by my only son turk is a to be can cure a man lies on the fool come and see this man is in the knee come and try this man is in the do thy part this man is in the I be the good and with my I’ll stop his my fee’s ten but only five if I don’t this man fool what do then moll cure this man no I see he’s too far gone moll then walk in jack jack to left of body jack my name is not jack my name is mr john a man of fame come from do more than any man what thou do jack jack cure a with the fool how do that then cut his head off and his body in the any fool do that jack thou me a fool dost thou fool now up jack don’t get thee jack take care you fool or I’ll chop thee as fine as dust and send thee to make pie fool away and jack to the body now jack cure this man jack give me my he is a huge pair of now give me my he is to do and a huge a to kill any man but he will cure this man turk is up and hand jack I come from thou from call in the men let’s have a men come and hey with when this is over st and come st st me me and from this give

me to flee st go home go home thou go back to own land and to tell them all the sea we’ll a men like thee fool st thou very bold and hast good as I’ve been told st here I am st in I am

a a long in a cave was kept and out of that into a many a did I and the too I in I in and now I’ve come to the to back to on head on feet meat meat meat for me to eat I am the here are

my jaws I am the here are my

for to eat on head on feet at all who draw back in fool to side of st now bold down the make to

kill the in the st rise I’d them all your eyes and now I’ll slay the my to a fell and he but I will clip his wing they them on st hand st man to help and him his knee or you are the play hand my he has send tell the he must come here come I the good I’ll stop the hand pray do you come from I come from and to dead to life hand pray what can you cure I have some to cure all ills hard soft any that be the itch the the and the gout and and any old been dead year if got one left to one of here up box and it to the it out a huge pill and it into st rise up st and and may the yet be they at last dead st but on

meat meat meat

one knee now I the and him to the fool to hunt for alas is the king of st long ago she died and lies at rest but I to the st thou hast the with thy hand his life is taen away from here his body fast go his feet and then his head come last all is his head is this it is that it out feet big head big head in I as hant been hit with my big head and wit my so big and my wit’s so come in jack to them all some of the jig over in I in my hand I a club and in my hand a pan and don’t you I’m a old man jack jack here I jack wife and on my back out of nine I but five and half of them are the are and our are bad so put into our bag and our play is our box is goes with the box sing good king off with too to maid O the mill room and out fool last to the end.

168. F FOR FIG

F for fig I for jig and N for I for john the and S for.