Poems About Miners

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Blantyre, Lanarkshire, Scotland

Poems about Miners

Blantyre Miners at Work

This is a collection of Poems About Miners… Some from Scotland, some from Wales and some from Canada and Australia… They all tell the same story… I dedicate these Poems to my Dad, Wullie Sim, who was a Miner for over 50 years…

Collier’s every wan

Collier’s every wan

The Rapper Up Man

The Rapper Up Man

My Working Day

My Working Day

Father was a Miner

Father was a Miner

Heaven or Hell?

Heaven or Hell?

Colliery Painting

Was It Worth It

Colliery Town

Elegy for the Miner

Coal

Coal

Time

Time

Miner at Pithead

A Breed Apart

Miner Smoking

The Gaffer

The return of a Miner

The Return of a Miner

Please, boys, don’t go down the pit.

Advice

Miners coming home

A memory, from age three, for my Dad

Pit Ponies

The Kings of Coal

Coal Miner

Coal Miner

Child Labour in the mines

It’s in the blood.

Coal face props

The Coal Miners Prayer

Colliery

Auchengeich Disaster

Dire Catastrophe

Dire Catastrophe

Miners going to work

An Autumn Morning…

Still Shoveling

Still Shoveling

My Own Penny Fare

My Own Penny Fare

Blantyre Pit Burning Fatality

Blantyre Pit Burning Fatality

Dixon's Miner's Wives Run To the Pithead

When Darkness Fell

Boy Miners 1910

A Collier Laddie

Trapper Boy

The Trapper

Miners Canary

A Miner’s Best Friend

Miners Strike

On Strike

Pit Pony

The Pit Pony

Volunteers of the 1877 Disaster

The Price of Coal

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