“Died on the Ice Fields”


"The white, rugged ice-flow came gliding along" as Richard Parsons and his sons return home. The younger goes ahead. The elder complains he can't go on. Parsons tries to keep him warm. The younger dies on the way; the others are barely alive when found


  1. Ryan/Small, pp. 39-40, "Died on the Ice Fields" (1 text)
  2. BI, RySm039


Author: P. J. Dyer
Earliest date: 1925 (Murphy, Songs Sung By Old Time Sealers of Many Years Ago)