Lord Alfred Tennyson - 12 poems
The poet in a golden clime was born,
With golden stars above; [...]
The Poet's Song
The rain had fallen, the Poet arose,
He pass'd by the town, and out of the street; [...]
I waited for the train at Coventry;
I hung with grooms and porters on the bridge, [...]
From "Locksley Hall"
What is that which I should turn to, lighting upon days like these?
Every door is barr'd with gold, and opens but to golden keys. [...]
Two children in two neighbour villages
Playing mad pranks along the heathy leas; [...]
It little profits that an idle king,
By this still hearth, among these barren crags, [...]
Now is done thy long day's work;
Fold thy palms across thy breast, [...]
Song "The Splendour Falls On Castle Walls"
The splendour falls on castle walls
And snowy summits old in story: [...]
O Love, Love, Love! O withering might!
O sun, that from thy noonday height [...]
With blackets moss the flower-plots
Were thickly crusted, one and all, [...]
Sweet and low, sweet and low,
Wind of the western sea, [...]
Song "As Thro' The Land At Eve We Went"
As thro' the land at eve we went,
And pluck'd the ripen'd ears, [...]
Poetry of Tennyson
Lord Alfred Tennyson
born 1809, died 1892