Thomas Hardy

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

Thomas Hardy Poems

161. Sapphic Fragment 1/4/2003
162. Satires Of Circumstance In Fifteen Glimpses Viii: In The St 1/1/2004
163. Seen By The Waits 4/10/2010
164. Self- Unconscious 4/10/2010
165. Seventy-Four And Twenty 4/10/2010
166. She At His Funeral 12/31/2002
167. She Charged Me 4/10/2010
168. She Hears The Storm 4/10/2010
169. She Hears The Storm 1/3/2003
170. She, At His Funeral 1/3/2003
171. She, To Him 12/31/2002
172. She, To Him Iii 12/31/2002
173. She, To Him Iv 12/31/2002
174. She, To Him, I 1/3/2003
175. She, To Him, Ii 1/3/2003
176. She, To Him, Ii 4/10/2010
177. She, To Him, Iii 1/3/2003
178. She, To Him, Iv 1/3/2003
179. Shelley's Skylark (The Neighbourhood Of Leghorn: March, 1887) 1/4/2003
180. Shelley's Skylark. 1/1/2004
181. Song From Heine 1/4/2003
182. Song Of Hope 1/4/2003
183. Song Of The Soldiers 4/10/2010
184. Song Of The Soldier's Wifes. 1/1/2004
185. Tess's Lament 1/4/2003
186. The Alarm 12/31/2002
187. The Bedridden Peasant To An Unknown God 1/4/2003
188. The Bridge Of Lodi (Spring, 1887) 1/4/2003
189. The Bridge Of Lodi. 1/1/2004
190. The Bullfinches 1/4/2003
191. The Burghers 12/31/2002
192. The Caged Thrush Freed And Home Again (Villanelle) 1/4/2003
193. The Casterbridge Captains 12/31/2002
194. The Cave Of The Unborn 1/3/2003
195. The Cheval-Glass 4/10/2010
196. The Church-Builder 1/3/2003
197. The Colonel's Soliloquy (Southampton Docks: October, 1899) 1/4/2003
198. The Colonel's Solilquy. 1/1/2004
199. The Comet At Valbury Or Yell'Ham 1/4/2003
200. The Contretemps 1/3/2003
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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Song Of Hope

O sweet To-morrow! -
   After to-day
   There will away
This sense of sorrow.
Then let us borrow
Hope, for a gleaming
Soon will be streaming,
   Dimmed by no gray -
   No gray!

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