Robert Herrick

(1591-1674 / London / England)

Robert Herrick Poems

241. The Bad Season Makes The Poet Sad 12/31/2002
242. Upon The Loss Of His Mistresses 12/31/2002
243. The Fairies 12/31/2002
244. The Hag 12/31/2002
245. Comfort To A Youth That Had Lost His Love 12/31/2002
246. To His Lovely Mistresses 12/31/2002
247. Cherry Ripe 12/31/2002
248. Cherry- Ripe 12/31/2002
249. His Request To Julia 12/31/2002
250. His Prayer To Ben Jonson 12/31/2002
251. On Love 12/31/2002
252. A Conjuration To Electra 1/13/2003
253. Upon Love:By Way Of Question And Answer 12/31/2002
254. A Hymn To Bacchus 12/31/2002
255. Why Flowers Change Colour 12/31/2002
256. A Mean In Our Means 12/31/2002
257. Poverty And Riches 12/31/2002
258. The Hock-Cart, Or Harvest Home 1/3/2003
259. Corinna's Going A-Maying 12/31/2002
260. Four Things Make Us Happy Here 12/31/2002
261. Ambition 12/31/2002
262. Sweet Disorder 1/3/2003
263. A Hymn To The Graces 12/31/2002
264. Love, What It Is 12/31/2002
265. Her Bed 12/31/2002
266. Of Love: A Sonnet 12/31/2002
267. An Epitaph Upon A Virgin 12/31/2002
268. All Things Decay And Die 12/31/2002
269. The Argument Of His Book 12/31/2002
270. A Conjuration: To Electra 12/31/2002
271. The Bride-Cake 12/31/2002
272. A Dialogue Betwixt Himself And Mistress Elizawheeler, Under The Name Of Amarillis 12/31/2002
273. A Thanksgiving To God, For His House 12/31/2002
274. A New Year's Gift,Sent To Sir Simeon Steward 12/31/2002
275. A Lyric To Mirth 1/3/2003
276. A Ring Presented To Julia 1/3/2003
277. To Anthea, Who May Command Him Any Thing 12/31/2002
278. The Kiss: A Dialogue 12/31/2002
279. A Meditation For His Mistress 12/31/2002
280. A Christmas Carol, Sung To The King In The Presence At White-Hall 1/3/2003

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

Love, What It Is

Love is a circle, that doth restless move
In the same sweet eternity of Love.

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