These poems were written down by
( 1871 - 1965 ) very late in his life, when he was a resident of a nursing home in Stewartville, MN. They are transcribed from a photocopy furnished by his granddaughter Norma J. Nelson.
My Sweetheart went Down with the Maine
This song was actually written by Bert Morgan in 1898.
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She Was Happy 'Til She Met You
the wreck of the Maine