William Ernest Henley

(1849 - 1902 / Gloucester / England)

William Ernest Henley Poems

1. Invictus 1/3/2003
2. A Love By The Sea 4/12/2010
3. I am the Reaper 1/1/2004
4. O Gather Me the Rose 1/3/2003
5. Between the Dusk of a Summer Night 1/1/2004
6. A Child 4/12/2010
7. Madam Life's a Piece in Bloom 1/3/2003
8. The Rain and the Wind 1/3/2003
9. Ballade of Dead Actors 1/3/2003
10. Margaritae Sorori 1/4/2003
11. If I Were King 1/3/2003
12. A Desolate Shore 4/12/2010
13. There's a Regret 1/3/2003
14. It Came With The Threat Of A Waning Moon 4/12/2010
15. A Late Lark Twitters From The Quiet Skies 4/12/2010
16. A Thanksgiving 4/12/2010
17. England, My England 1/4/2003
18. Barmaid 1/3/2003
19. A Dainty Thing's The Villanelle 4/12/2010
20. Let Us Be Drunk 4/12/2010

Croquis

The beach was crowded. Pausing now and then,
He groped and fiddled doggedly along,
His worn face glaring on the thoughtless throng
The stony peevishness of sightless men.
He seemed scarce older than his clothes. Again,
Grotesquing thinly many an old sweet song,
So cracked his fiddle, his hand so frail and wrong,
You hardly could distinguish one in ten.
He stopped at last, and sat him on the sand,

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