Arthur Curtis's Horse

DESCRIPTION: "Arthur Curtis lost his horse; I'm sorry that they parted. But people say for the want of hay To the other world he started." A few of the men help Arthur get rid of the dead horse and he vows to "get another one just as good" and finish hauling wood.
AUTHOR: Frank O'Hara
EARLIEST DATE: 1961 (Ives-NewBrunswick)
KEYWORDS: death lumbering recitation horse
FOUND IN: Canada(Mar)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Ives-NewBrunswick, pp. 76-77, "Arthur Curtis's Horse" (1 text)
Roud #1949
File: IvNB076

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