“Here Lies de Body uv Po' Little Ben”


"Here lies de body uv po' little Ben. We ain't gwyne to see 'im in I dunno when. 'Twas hard to part, but it could 'a' been wuss, 'Case Ben mou'ter been a no-'count cuss." Other verses may float


  1. BrownIII 440, "Here Lies de Body uv Po' Little Ben" (1 short text, with a second stanza probably from "Watermelon on the Vine")
  2. Roud #11779
  3. BI, Br3440


Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1952 (Brown)
Found in: US(SE)