Alfred Lord Tennyson

(6 August 1809 – 6 October 1892 / Lincoln / England)

Epitaph on General Gordon - Poem by Alfred Lord Tennyson

WARRIOR of God, man's friend, and tyrant's foe
Now somewhere dead far in the waste Soudan,
Thou livest in all hearts, for all men know
This earth has never borne a nobler man.

Form: Epitaph


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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, October 20, 2015



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