Anakana Schofield – Award Winning Author of Bina, Martin John and Malarky

Red Saturday

My head is licht, my heart is weak, my een are growing blin’;

The bairn is faen’ aff my knee -Oh! John catch haud o’ him,

From The Last Sark Ellen Johnson (factory poet, 1859) (found in Working Class Women Poets in Victorian Britain edited by the deft and marvelous Florence S Boos)

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