Thomas Hardy

(2 June 1840 – 11 January 1928 / Dorchester / England)

Poems of Thomas Hardy

1. "Between Us Now" 1/4/2003
2. "How Great My Grief" (Triolet) 1/4/2003
3. "I Have Lived With Shades" 1/4/2003
4. "I Said to Love" 1/4/2003
5. [Greek Title] 1/4/2003
6. A Broken Appointment 1/3/2003
7. A Christmas Ghost Story. 1/1/2004
8. A Circular 4/10/2010
9. A Commonplace Day 1/4/2003
10. A Confession To A Friend in Trouble 12/31/2002
11. A Death-Day Recalled 4/10/2010
12. A Dream Or No 4/10/2010
13. A Jog-Trot Pair 4/10/2010
14. A King's Soliloquy [On the Night of His Funeral] 4/10/2010
15. A Man (In Memory of H. of M.) 1/4/2003
16. A Meeting With Despair 12/31/2002
17. A Poet 4/10/2010
18. A Sign-Seeker 12/31/2002
19. A Spot 1/4/2003
20. A Thunderstorm in Town 1/3/2003

Tess's Lament

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I would that folk forgot me quite,
   Forgot me quite!
I would that I could shrink from sight,
   And no more see the sun.
Would it were time to say farewell,
To claim my nook, to need my knell,
Time for them all to stand and tell

[Hata Bildir]