Robert Herrick

(1591-1674 / London / England)

Robert Herrick Poems

201. The Wounded Cupid 1/3/2003
202. No Man Without Money 12/31/2002
203. The Definition Of Beauty 12/31/2002
204. The Lily In A Crystal 12/31/2002
205. On Julia's Voice 1/3/2003
206. To The Maids, To Walk Abroad 12/31/2002
207. Love Lightly Pleased 12/31/2002
208. Upon Julia's Clothes 12/31/2002
209. To Julia 12/31/2002
210. The Country Life: 12/31/2002
211. The Olive Branch 12/31/2002
212. To His Book 12/31/2002
213. His Return To London 12/31/2002
214. To The Rose: Song 12/31/2002
215. To His Honoured And Most Ingenious Friend Mr. Charles Cotton 1/3/2003
216. Be My Mistress Short Or Tall 1/3/2003
217. To Electra 12/31/2002
218. To Heaven 12/31/2002
219. Writing 12/31/2002
220. His Last Request To Julia 12/31/2002
221. To Anthea 12/31/2002
222. An Hymn To The Muses 12/31/2002
223. Upon Man 12/31/2002
224. The Succession Of The Four Sweet Months 12/31/2002
225. No Pains, No Gains 12/31/2002
226. To Death 12/31/2002
227. The Fairies 12/31/2002
228. An Epitaph Upon A Child 12/31/2002
229. The Vine 12/31/2002
230. Art Above Nature: To Julia 12/31/2002
231. Upon Prew His Maid 1/3/2003
232. The Maypole 12/31/2002
233. Lovers How They Come And Part 12/31/2002
234. A Request To The Graces 12/31/2002
235. A Bucolic Betwixt Two;Lacon And Thyrsis 12/31/2002
236. An Ode For Ben Jonson 12/31/2002
237. What Kind Of Mistress He Would Have 12/31/2002
238. The Bracelet: To Julia 1/3/2003
239. To Live Merrily, And To Trust To Good Verses 12/31/2002
240. The Bad Season Makes The Poet Sad 12/31/2002

Comments about Robert Herrick

  • 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

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

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

Best Poem of Robert Herrick

To The Virgins, Make Much Of Time

Gather ye rose-buds while ye may:
Old Time is still a-flying;
And this same flower that smiles to-day,
To-morrow will be dying.

The glorious lamp of heaven, the Sun,
The higher he's a-getting,
The sooner will his race be run,
And nearer he's to setting.

That age is best, which is the first,
When youth and blood are warmer;
But being spent, the worse, and worst
Times, still succeed the former.

- Then be not coy, but use your time,
And while ye may, go marry;
For having lost but once your prime,
You may for ever tarry.

Read the full of To The Virgins, Make Much Of Time

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.

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