Robert Herrick

(1591-1674 / London / England)

Robert Herrick Poems

161. The Good-Night Or Blessing 1/3/2003
162. Oberon's Feast 1/3/2003
163. Upon Love 12/31/2002
164. The Primrose 12/31/2002
165. Money Makes The Mirth 12/31/2002
166. On Julia's Voice 1/3/2003
167. His Covenant Or Protestation To Julia 12/31/2002
168. Cock-Crow 12/31/2002
169. A Paranaeticall, Or Advisive Verseto His Friend, Mr John Wicks 12/31/2002
170. Grace For A Child 12/31/2002
171. Proof To No Purpose 1/3/2003
172. To Daisies, Not To Shut So Soon 12/31/2002
173. Life Is The Body's Light 12/31/2002
174. To Music: A Song 1/3/2003
175. Burial 12/31/2002
176. His Sailing From Julia 12/31/2002
177. Want 12/31/2002
178. Orpheus 12/31/2002
179. Farewell Frost, Or Welcome Spring 12/31/2002
180. The Coming Of Good Luck 12/31/2002
181. To His Conscience 12/31/2002
182. The Funeral Rites Of The Rose 12/31/2002
183. Impossibilities: To His Friend 12/31/2002
184. To Silvia To Wed 12/31/2002
185. Barley-Break; Or, Last In Hell 12/31/2002
186. Divination By A Daffodil 1/13/2003
187. When He Would Have His Verses Read 12/31/2002
188. To A Gentlewoman, Objecting To Him Hisgray Hairs 12/31/2002
189. The Widows' Tears; Or, Dirge Of Dorcas 12/31/2002
190. The Night Piece, To Julia 12/31/2002
191. Tears And Laughter 12/31/2002
192. The White Island:Or Place Of The Blest 12/31/2002
193. The Apparition Of His, Mistress,Calling Him To Elysium 12/31/2002
194. To His Mistress, Objecting To Him Neithertoying Or Talking 12/31/2002
195. Another 1/4/2003
196. To Meadows 12/31/2002
197. To His Mistress, Objecting To Him Neither Toying Or Talking 1/3/2003
198. Love Dislikes Nothing 12/31/2002
199. A Pastoral Sung To The King 12/31/2002
200. The Wounded Cupid 1/3/2003

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.