Robert Herrick

(1591-1674 / London / England)

Robert Herrick Poems

121. To Pansies 12/31/2002
122. Upon Time 12/31/2002
123. Discontents In Devon 12/31/2002
124. The Present Time Best Pleaseth 12/31/2002
125. Rewards 1/3/2003
126. His Wish To Privacy 12/31/2002
127. To Groves 12/31/2002
128. His Grange, Or Private Wealth 12/31/2002
129. Mrs Eliz: Wheeler, Under The Name Of Thelost Shepherdess 12/31/2002
130. His Meditation Upon Death 1/3/2003
131. To Perenna 12/31/2002
132. To Phillis, To Love And Live With Him 12/31/2002
133. The Rosary 1/3/2003
134. Anthea's Retractation 12/31/2002
135. To The Lady Crewe, Upon The Death Of Her Child 12/31/2002
136. Upon Roses 12/31/2002
137. The Beggar To Mab, The Fairy Queen 12/31/2002
138. Upon Mrs Eliz. Wheeler, Under The Name Ofamarillis 12/31/2002
139. The Watch 12/31/2002
140. The Rock Of Rubies, And The Quarry Ofpearls 12/31/2002
141. To Enjoy The Time 12/31/2002
142. Wlt Punished Prospers Most 12/31/2002
143. Felicity Quick Of Flight 12/31/2002
144. His Poetry His Pillar 12/31/2002
145. The Hour-Glass 1/3/2003
146. To His Girls 1/3/2003
147. His Litany, To The Holy Spirit 12/31/2002
148. Men Mind No State In Sickness 12/31/2002
149. The Hock-Cart, Or Harvest Home:To The Right Honourable Mildmay, Earl Of Westmorland 12/31/2002
150. Upon Julia's Voice 12/31/2002
151. To His Saviour, A Child;A Present, By A Child 12/31/2002
152. Departure Of The Good Daemon 1/3/2003
153. Soft Music 12/31/2002
154. The Mad Maid's Song 12/31/2002
155. To His Dying Brother, Master William Herrick 12/31/2002
156. To Sapho 12/31/2002
157. A Panegyric To Sir Lewis Pemberton 12/31/2002
158. Mirth 12/31/2002
159. Miseries 1/3/2003
160. An Ode Of The Birth Of Our Saviour 12/31/2002

Comments about Robert Herrick

  • Debra Herrick (5/31/2020 7:46:00 PM)

    When I was in 7th or 8th grade at Showalter Jr. High in what is now called Tukwilla, Washington, we had a text book with a poem in it by Robert Herrick (yes, I am related) called Sub Deb. My problem is that I cannot seem to find that poem again. Has anyone else heard of it?

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  • trose (5/19/2020 10:10:00 AM)

    Does anyone know the name of the Herrick poem about a tree which begins

    Ye who pass by
    and raise a hand against me
    hearken ere you harm me.

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  • Kate Henderson (7/10/2019 11:35:00 AM)

    The reading robot is appalling and atrocious! Get rid of it henceforth! ! ! ! What an abomination to hear such a beautiful poem destroyed by this automated moron

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  • Nasir manal (8/19/2018 3:30:00 AM)

    He also wrote the Daffodils You are spose to enter this information too Ok

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  • Nasir (8/19/2018 3:28:00 AM)

    Robert Herrick also wrote Daffodils

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  • andy shoebridge (4/26/2018 12:52:00 PM)

    I have a poem book by Robert herrick to dianeme is this book worth anything

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  • Emma Shaw (12/8/2010 2:14:00 PM)

    I have just won a one euro bet that the name of this poem was to daffodils and not to the daffodils. It's a great poem, and nicer in my view than the much more famous wordsworth poem.

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  • Cado Bell (10/12/2006 10:52:00 AM)

    Saw this poem on a crammed tube train in London about 30 years ago.
    had nowhere to look except at the angled adverts above. (alliteration unintended)
    -and it just stuck.

    Don't remember even learning it off.
    and now thanks to this wonderful website I found it again.

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Best Poem of Robert Herrick

To Daffodils

Fair Daffodils, we weep to see
You haste away so soon;
As yet the early-rising sun
Has not attain'd his noon.
Stay, stay,
Until the hasting day
Has run
But to the even-song;
And, having pray'd together, we
Will go with you along.

We have short time to stay, as you,
We have as short a spring;
As quick a growth to meet decay,
As you, or anything.
We die
As your hours do, and dry
Away,
Like to the summer's rain;
Or as the pearls of morning's ...

Read the full of To Daffodils

The Mad Maid's Song

Good morrow to the day so fair;
Good morning, sir, to you;
Good morrow to mine own torn hair,
Bedabbled with the dew.

Good morning to this primrose too;
Good morrow to each maid;
That will with flowers the tomb bestrew
Wherein my Love is laid.