Thomas Hood

(1789-1845 / London / England)

Thomas Hood Poems

1. The Lost Heir 1/6/2015
2. Sonnet To My Wife 4/5/2010
3. Sonnet -Written In Keats 4/5/2010
4. The Lee Shore 4/5/2010
5. The Mary (A Sea-Side Sketch) 4/5/2010
6. The Key (A Moorish Romance) 4/5/2010
7. To Fancy 4/5/2010
8. Ode To W. Kitchener, M.D. 4/5/2010
9. That Flesh Is Grass Is Now As Clear As Day 4/5/2010
10. Sigh On, Sad Heart, For Love's Eclipse 4/5/2010
11. She's Up And Gone, The Graceless Girl 4/5/2010
12. The Two Swans (A Fairy Tale) 4/5/2010
13. The Plea Of The Midsummer Fairies 4/5/2010
14. Time, Hope And Memory 4/5/2010
15. To An Enthusiast 4/5/2010
16. Sonnet (Written In A Volume Of Shakespeare) 4/5/2010
17. Sonnet For The 14th Of February 4/5/2010
18. Ode To Rae Wilson Esq. 4/5/2010
19. The Forsaken 4/5/2010
20. To A Child Embracing His Mother 4/5/2010
21. The Poet's Portion 4/5/2010
22. Love, Dearest Lady, Such As I Would Speak 4/5/2010
23. To A Cold Beauty 4/5/2010
24. The Lady's Dream 4/5/2010
25. Ode To The Great Unknown 4/5/2010
26. Sonnet On Receiving A Gift 4/5/2010
27. The Cigar 4/5/2010
28. Let Us Make A Leap, My Dear 4/5/2010
29. To An Absentee 4/5/2010
30. The Two Peacocks Of Bedfont 4/5/2010
31. The Workhouse Clock 4/5/2010
32. The Pauper's Christmas Carol 4/5/2010
33. The Exile 4/5/2010
34. Sonnet To Ocean 4/5/2010
35. Still Glides The Gentle Streamlet On 4/5/2010
36. There Is Dew For The Flow'Ret 4/5/2010
37. Lines On Seeing My Wife And Two Children Sleeping In The Same Chamber 4/5/2010
38. The Lament Of Toby, The Learned Pig 4/5/2010
39. The Sea Of Death 4/5/2010
40. Lycus The Centaur 4/5/2010

Comments about Thomas Hood

  • Collette Anne Kearns Collette Anne Kearns (10/7/2015 10:49:00 AM)

    My Mother loved this poem. the last few lines made her sad though. She would often comment that the speaker should have been closer to Heaven the older he became.

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  • Dan Reynolds Dan Reynolds (9/23/2014 7:32:00 AM)

    You show some promise, but the archaic language lets you down. Try to read some good contemporary poets and expand your thoughts without the restriction of form.

  • David Solomon (10/4/2009 3:26:00 PM)

    what a meaningful poem that taught me the meaning of sacrifice, the woman decided to make a song of her pains to make the rich happy although the song will never reach the rich

Best Poem of Thomas Hood

I Remember, I Remember

I Remember, I Remember

I remember, I remember
The house where I was born,
The little window where the sun
Came peeping in at morn;
He never came a wink too soon
Nor brought too long a day;
But now, I often wish the night
Had borne my breath away.

I remember, I remember
The roses red and white,
The violets and the lily cups--
Those flowers made of light!
The lilacs where the robin built,
And where my brother set
The laburnum on his birthday,--
The tree is living yet!

I remember, I remember
Where I was used to ...

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Silence

Silence


There is a silence where hath been no sound,
There is a silence where no sound may be,
In the cold grave—under the deep, deep sea,
Or in wide desert where no life is found,
Which hath been mute, and still must sleep profound;
No voice is hush’d—no life treads silently,

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