Thomas Hardy

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

Thomas Hardy Poems

61. The Shadow On The Stone 4/10/2010
62. The Sergeant's Song 12/31/2002
63. The Self-Unseeing 1/3/2003
64. The Selfsame Song 1/3/2003
65. The Seasons of Her Year 1/4/2003
66. The Satin Shoes 4/10/2010
67. The Sacrilege: (A Ballad-Tragedy) 4/10/2010
68. The Ruined Maid 1/3/2003
69. The Roman Road 1/3/2003
70. The Roman Gravemounds 4/10/2010
71. The Respectable Burgher on "The Higher Criticism" 1/4/2003
72. The Re-Enactment 4/10/2010
73. The Recalcitrants 4/10/2010
74. The Rambler 1/3/2003
75. The Puzzled Game-Birds (Triolet) 1/4/2003
76. The Problem 1/4/2003
77. The Pity Of It 1/3/2003
78. The Pity Of It 4/10/2010
79. The Phantom Horsewoman. 1/1/2004
80. The Peasent's Confession 12/31/2002

Tess's Lament

I

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]