“The Drunkard's Dream (II)”


"The drunkard dreamed of his old retreat, Of his cozy spot in the taproom seat." As he carouses, "Like a crash there came to the drunkard's side His angel child who that night had died." The drunkard sets down the glass; the host asks why he hesitates.

Cross references


  1. BrownIII 23, "The Drunkard's Dream (II)" (1 text)
  2. Roud #7856
  3. BI, Br3023


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