Barry Cornwall

(21 November 1787 – 5 October 1874 / Leeds, England)

Poems of Barry Cornwall

1. A Petition To Time 1/1/2004
2. A Poet’s Thought 1/1/2004
3. Golden-Tressed Adelaide 1/1/2004
4. In France 1/1/2004
5. King Death 3/6/2012
6. Life 1/1/2004
7. Peace! What Do Tears Avail? 1/1/2004
8. Serenade (Inesilla! I am here...) 3/6/2012
9. Sit Down, Sad Soul 1/1/2004
10. Song (Here's a health to thee, Mary...) 3/6/2012
11. The Blood Horse 1/1/2004
12. The Hunter’s Song 1/1/2004
13. The New-born Baby's Song 1/1/2004
14. The Old Witch in the Copse 1/1/2004
15. The Poet's Song To His Wife 1/1/2004
16. The Sea 1/1/2004
17. The Song Of A Felon's Wife 3/6/2012
18. The Stormy Petrel 1/1/2004
19. The Watch 1/1/2004

A Poet’s Thought

TELL me, what is a poet’s thought?
Is it on the sudden born?
Is it from the starlight caught?
Is it by the tempest taught,
Or by whispering morn?

Was it cradled in the brain?
Chain’d awhile, or nurs’d in night?
Was it wrought with toil and pain?

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