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Selected Poetry of Robert W. Service (1874-1958)

from Representative Poetry On-line
Prepared by members of the Department of English at the University of Toronto
from 1912 to the present and published by the University of Toronto Press from 1912 to 1967.
RPO Edited by Ian Lancashire
A UTEL (University of Toronto English Library) Edition
Published by the Web Development Group, Information Technology Services, University of Toronto Libraries
© 2003, Ian Lancashire for the Department of English, University of Toronto

Index to poems

Back of the bar, in a solo game, sat Dangerous Dan McGrew,
And watching his luck was his light-o'-love, the lady that's known as Lou.
        (The Shooting of Dan McGrew, 3-4)
  1. The Cremation of Sam McGee
  2. The Shooting of Dan McGrew
  3. The Song of the Wage-slave
  4. The Telegraph Operator

Biographical information

Given name: Robert W.
Family name: Service
Birth date: 1874
Death date: 1958