Alas! I am only a rhymer, I don't know the meaning of Art
In the Spotlight !
This poem is often wrongly thought to be by Robert W Service. It is published here to the memory of Hugh Antoine D'Arcy, it's rightful father.
An Evening with the Bard of the Yukon, July 18 th 2003 at 20.30pm in the Town-Hall of Lancieux, Brittany.
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The MenPublished by Webmaster on 2003/7/21 (7320 reads)
Cap - The Cremation of Sam McGee -
- So I want you to swear that, foul or fair, you'll cremate my last remains.
Captain Silas Geer - Kathleen -
- Now though Cap Geer had ne'er a fear the devil he could bilk,
Chewed-Ear Jenkins - The Baldness of Chewed-Ear
When Chewed-ear Jenkins got hitched up to Guinneyveer McGee,
Compensation Pete - Rhymes of a Roughneck
He used to say: There ain't a doubt
Constable Clancy - Clancy of The Mounted Police -
- Ahead of the dogs ploughed Clancy, haloed by streaming breath; through peril of open water, through ache of insensate cold; up rivers wantonly winding in a land affianced to death, till he came to a cowering cabin on the banks of the Nordens cold.
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