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Thomas Hood

(1789-1845 / London / England)

Poems of Thomas Hood

1. A Lake And A Fairy Boat 1/3/2003
2. A Parental Ode to My Son, Aged 3 Years and 5 months 4/5/2010
3. A Retrospective Review 4/5/2010
4. Allegory 12/31/2002
5. Allegory: A Moral Vehicle 1/3/2003
6. Anticipation 4/5/2010
7. Autumn 12/31/2002
8. Autumn III 4/5/2010
9. Bianca's Dream - A Venetian Story 4/5/2010
10. Birthday Verses 4/5/2010
11. By Eve'ry Sweet Tradition of True Hearts 4/5/2010
12. Christmas Holidays 12/31/2002
13. Death 12/31/2002
14. Fair Ines 12/31/2002
15. Faithless Nelly Gray 1/3/2003
16. Faithless Sally Brown 12/31/2002
17. False Poets And True (To Wordsworth) 4/5/2010
18. Farewell, Life! My Senses Swim 4/5/2010
19. Flowers 1/3/2003
20. Gold! 1/3/2003

The Song of the Shirt

The Song of the Shirt

With fingers weary and worn,
With eyelids heavy and red,
A woman sat, in unwomanly rags,
Plying her needle and thread--
Stitch! stitch! stitch!
In poverty, hunger, and dirt,
And still with a voice of dolorous pitch

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