Dales Poetry

Poetry and Pictures from the Yorkshire Dales

Print Poems

The poems on this website are about people, places, birds and beasties in the Yorkshire Dales.

Most of the poems are taken from Alan Hartley’s collections of verse. The books are now difficult to obtain, so please feel free to print off any poem you happen to like.

Alternatively,you may find copies at Amazon or AbeBooks (click on logos beside the book titles to see if any are available).

To print all the poems click: Print all Poems

Note: You will need Adobe Reader to use this link. Most computers will have this installed already.


Light and Shade book cover





‘Light and Shade’ (2000) ISBN 0 9529865 2 3


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Forbidden Verse book cover





‘Forbidden Verse’ (2003) ISBN 0 9529865 5 8


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The Meadowlands and Other Poems book cover





‘The Meadowlands’ (2006) ISBN 0 9538930 1 4


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