Martin Hardcastle's poetry page
This page contains some of the poetry I thought it worth typing in
between about 1991 and 1995.
Please note that there are separate pages for Housman, Yeats and Parker.
If you want to ask me a question about anything on this site, please
read this first.
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- Anonymous: "O western wind,
when thou wilt blow"
- Arnold, Matthew: Dover Beach
- Arnold, Matthew: The Last Word
- Beddoes, Thomas L: Dirge (from Death's Jest Book)
- Blake, William: The Tyger
- Browning, E B: "If thou must love me, let it be for naught"
- Browning, E B: "Go from me. Yet I feel that I shall stand"
- Browning, R: My Last Duchess
- Browning, R: The Lost Mistress
- Burns, Robert: Auld Lang Syne
- Burns, Robert: The Banks o' Doon
- Byron, Lord: The Destruction of Sennecharib
- Byron, Lord: The Isles of Greece
- Byron, Lord: "So we'll go no more a-roving"
- Chesterton, G K: Gold Leaves
- Chesterton, G K: Lepanto
- Chesterton, G K: The Secret People
- Chesterton, G K: The Skeleton
- Chesterton, G K: The Human Tree
- Clough, A H: The Latest Decalogue
- Clough, A H: There Is No God
- Donne, John: Hymn
- Donne, John: Song
- Dowson, Ernest: `Non sum qualis eram bonae sub regno Cynarae'
- Dowson, Ernest: `Vitae summa brevis spem nos vetat incohare longam'
- Drayton, M: Sonnet to Idea ("Since there's no help, come let us kiss and part")
- Flecker, J E: The Golden Journey to Samarkand
- Gould, Gerald: "This is the horror that, night after night"
- Hardy, Thomas: Afterwards
- Hardy, Thomas: Channel Firing
- Hardy, Thomas: He Never Expected Much
- Hardy, Thomas: In Time of "The Breaking of Nations"
- Hardy, Thomas: The Oxen
- Hood, Thomas: Ballad: Time of Roses
- Housman, A E: Collected
and selected poems: separate pages
- Howard, Henry: Morning
- Kingsley, Charles: Young and Old
- Landor, W S: Dirce
- Mew, Charlotte: "I so liked Spring"
- Mordaunt, T O: "Sound, sound the clarion"
- Parker, Dorothy: Selected poems: separate page
- Patmore, Coventry: Magna est Veritas
- Raleigh, Sir Walter: "As you came from the holy land"
- Raleigh, Sir Walter: "Go, soul, the body's guest"
- Rossetti, C G: Uphill ("Does the road wind uphill all the way?")
- Rossetti, D G: On Refusal of Aid between Nations
- Scott, Sir Walter: Lucy Ashton's Song
- Shakespeare, William: Hamlet (speech)
- Shakespeare, William: Sonnet 66 "Tir'd with all these, for restful death I cry"
- Shakespeare, William: Sonnet 129 "The expense of spirit in a waste of shame"
- St Vincent Millay, Edna: Dirge without music
- Tennyson, Alfred Lord: Ulysses
- Tichborne, C: Elegy for Himself
- Vaughan, Henry: The World ("I saw Eternity the other night")
- Wordsworth, Elizabeth: Good and Clever
- Wordsworth, William: Upon Westminster Bridge
- Yeats, W B: Selected poems: separate page
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