Thomas Hardy

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

Thomas Hardy Poems

41. At A Lunar Eclipse 1/4/2003
42. At An Inn 12/31/2002
43. At Castle Boterel 3/16/2003
44. At Lulworth Cove A Century Back 1/3/2003
45. At Moonrise And Onwards 4/10/2010
46. At The Railway Station, Upways 1/3/2003
47. At The War Office, London (Affixing The Lists Of Killed And Wounded: December, 1899) 1/4/2003
48. At The War Office, London. 1/1/2004
49. Barthelemon At Vauxhall 4/10/2010
50. Beeny Cliff 3/19/2003
51. Before And After Summer 4/10/2010
52. Before Marching and After -new- 8/31/2015
53. Bereft, She Thinks She Dreams 4/10/2010
54. Between Us Now 1/3/2003
55. Birds At Winter Nightfall (Triolet) 1/4/2003
56. By The Earth's Corpse 1/4/2003
57. Cardinal Bembo's Epitaph On Raphael 1/4/2003
58. Catullus: Xxxi 1/4/2003
59. Channel Firing 1/3/2003
60. Convergence Of The Twain 4/10/2010
61. De Profundis 1/4/2003
62. Departure (Southampton Docks: October, 1899) 1/4/2003
63. Departure. 1/1/2004
64. Ditty 12/31/2002
65. Domicilium 1/3/2003
66. Doom And She 1/4/2003
67. Drummer Hodge 1/3/2003
68. During Wind And Rain 12/31/2002
69. Embarcation 1/3/2003
70. Embarcation (Southampton Docks: October, 1899) 1/4/2003
71. Epeisodia 4/10/2010
72. Epitaph On A Pessimist 1/3/2003
73. Exeunt Omnes 4/10/2010
74. Faintheart In A Railway Train 4/10/2010
75. Fragment 1/3/2003
76. Friends Beyond 12/31/2002
77. From Victor Hugo 1/4/2003
78. From: Men Who March Away 4/10/2010
79. Genoa And The Mediterranean (March, 1887) 1/4/2003
80. Genoa And The Mediterranean. 1/1/2004
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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Rain on a Grave

Clouds spout upon her
Their waters amain
In ruthless disdain, -
Her who but lately
Had shivered with pain
As at touch of dishonour
If there had lit on her
So coldly, so straightly
Such arrows of rain:

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