Thomas Hood

(1789-1845 / London / England)

The Bridge of Sighs


One more Unfortunate,
Weary of breath,
Rashly importunate,
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  • Rookie Cassandra Wylie (6/19/2009 4:12:00 AM)

    I've loved this poem since the first time I read it as a pre-teen...though didn't begin to understand it at the time. Now I see so much more...how women were seen, even through the kindest of eyes...sad in so many ways, yet it never fails to move me. (Report) Reply

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