Skjalmarsdale, a poem by Arthur Adlen and read by Mike Ainscough

The photograph shows Arthur on the People’s March for Jobs in 1992.


We came for work and shelter,
we dreamed of hills and fields,
of woods along the running river…

Arthur Adlen died on 17th September 2018.

Arthur’s website: Arthur Adlen
Read the review of Arthur’s book of poetry Memoirs of a Breck Road Buck
Hear Arthur’s poems previously broadcast here
Buy Arthur’s book at News from Nowhere

1 Comment

  1. I knew Arthur – but never knew he was in that march. ( I was on it too)


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