Aabye's Baby
A CROSS WOMAN
Knock in the nails folks
go on, carry on

Knock in the nails
one by one

Knock them in hard.
if you think you have need

But remember this first
It is the woman who bleeds

SALLY JAMES
Sally James Sally James lives in Ramsbottom, UK. She is a mum to four, and grandma to sixteen. She was a nurse before taking early retirement. She is a member of the Lancashire Dialect Society and Open University Poets. Her poems have been published in various anthologies and read on local radio. Recently she gained an M.A. in Creative Writing at Bolton University. Another poem can be found on The Zimmerzine Archive. The Aabye's Baby Archive
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Gerald England, 2006
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Sally James, 2000
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This page last updated: 12th November 2006.