“Arthur Curtis's Horse”

Author: Frank O'Hara
Earliest date: 1961 (Ives-NewBrunswick)
Keywords: death lumbering recitation horse
Found in: Canada(Mar)

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.

References

  1. Ives-NewBrunswick, pp. 76-77, "Arthur Curtis's Horse" (1 text)
  2. Roud #1949
  3. BI, IvNB076