Thomas Bailey Aldrich

(November 11, 1836 – March 19, 1907 / Portsmouth, New Hampshire)

Thomas Bailey Aldrich Poems

1. With Three Flowers 1/3/2003
2. When the Sultan Goes to Ispahan 4/8/2010
3. Unguarded Gates 4/8/2010
4. To L.T. in Florence 1/3/2003
5. To Hafiz 4/8/2010
6. Threnody 1/3/2003
7. Thorwaldsen 1/3/2003
8. The Undiscovered Country 1/3/2003
9. The Sisters' Tragedy 1/3/2003
10. The Shipman's Tale 1/3/2003
11. The Rarity of Genius 1/3/2003
12. The Poets 1/3/2003
13. The Menu 1/3/2003
14. The Lorelei 1/3/2003
15. The Letter 1/3/2003
16. The Last Caesar 1/3/2003
17. The Flight of the Goddess 4/8/2010
18. Thalia 1/3/2003
19. Tennyson 1/3/2003
20. Sweetheart, Sigh No More 4/8/2010

Identity

SOMEWHERE--in desolate wind-swept space--
In Twilight-land--in No-man's land--
Two hurrying Shapes met face to face,
And bade each other stand.

"And who are you?" cried one a-gape,
Shuddering in the gloaming light.
"I know not," said the second Shape,
"I only died last night!"

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