Thomas Hardy

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

Thomas Hardy Poems

321. A Christmas Ghost Story. 1/1/2004
322. A Broken Appointment 1/3/2003
323. [greek Title] 1/4/2003
324. "I Said To Love" 1/4/2003
325. "I Have Lived With Shades" 1/4/2003
326. "How Great My Grief" (Triolet) 1/4/2003
327. "Between Us Now" 1/4/2003
Best Poem of Thomas Hardy

"I Said To Love"

I said to Love,
"It is not now as in old days
When men adored thee and thy ways
   All else above;
Named thee the Boy, the Bright, the One
Who spread a heaven beneath the sun,"
   I said to Love.

   I said to him,
"We now know more of thee than then;
We were but weak in judgment when,
   With hearts abrim,
We clamoured thee that thou would'st please
Inflict on us thine agonies,"
   I said to him.

   I said to Love,
"Thou art not young, ...

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To A Sea-Cliff

(Durlston Head)


Lend me an ear
While I read you here
A page from your history,
Old cliff—not known
To your solid stone,
Yet yours inseparably.

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