Thomas Hardy

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

Thomas Hardy Poems

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

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

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