For Johnny

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Title

For Johnny

Description

A three verse poem about 'Johnny'.

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Format

One handwritten sheet

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

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Identifier

MGeachDG1394781-160401-22

Transcription

Do not despair
For Johnny-head-in-air;
He sleeps as sound
As Johnny underground.

Fetch out no shroud
For Johnny-in-the-cloud;
And keep your tears
For him in after years.

Better by far
For Johnny-the-bright-star,
To keep your head,
And see his children fed.

John Pudney

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Citation

John Pudsey, “For Johnny,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed October 22, 2021, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/18934.

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