Thomas Hardy
Dorchester / England

Poems

Hit Title Date Added
101.
Fragment
At last I entered a long dark gallery,
Catacomb-lined; and ranged at the side
Were the bodies of men from far and wide
Who, motion past, were nevertheless not dead.
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102.
Ditty
(E. L. G.)

BENEATH a knap where flown
Nestlings play,
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103.
San Sebastian
With Thoughts of Sergeant M---- (Pensioner), who died 185-

"WHY, Sergeant, stray on the Ivel Way,
As though at home there were spectres rife?
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104.
My Spirit Will Not Haunt The Mound
My spirit will not haunt the mound
Above my breast,
But travel, memory-possessed,
To where my tremulous being found
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105.
An Ancient To Ancients
Where once we danced, where once we sang,
Gentlemen,
The floors are sunken, cobwebs hang,
And cracks creep; worms have fed upon
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106.
Embarcation
Southampton Docks: October 1899

Here, where Vespasian's legions struck the sands,
And Cendric with the Saxons entered in,
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107.
The Masked Face
I found me in a great surging space,
At either end a door,
And I said: "What is this giddying place,
With no firm-fixéd floor,
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108.
In A Museum
I

Here's the mould of a musical bird long passed from light,
Which over the earth before man came was winging;
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109.
The Going Of The Battery Wives. (Lament)
I

O it was sad enough, weak enough, mad enough -
Light in their loving as soldiers can be -
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110.
Architectural Masks
I

There is a house with ivied walls,
And mullioned windows worn and old,
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