H Poets Index

H By First Name

Harriet Beecher Stowe
Eliza Crossing the River – From her resting-place by the trader chased …

Harriet Monroe
Love Song – I love my life but not too well …
Nancy Hanks – Prairie Child, brief as dew …

Harry ‘Breaker’ Morant
Love Outlastest All – Could I borrow the laverock’s lifting note …
A Night Thought – The world around is sleeping

Heinrich Heine
The Sea Hath Its Pearls the heavven hath its stars …
Ad Finem – The years they come and go …

Helen Selina, Lady Dufferin
Lament of the Irish Emigrant – I’m sitting by the stile, Mary …

Henri Michaux French / English
Ma Vie / My Life – You’re going someplace without me …

Henry Lawson
When The Children Come Home – 0n a lonely selection far out in the West …

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
The Village Blacksmith – Under the spreading chestnut tree …
Paul Revere’s Ride – Listen my children and you shall hear
Psalm of Life -Tell me not in mournful numbers …
More Longfellow

Henry Wotton, Sir
Character of a Happy Life – How happy is he born and taught that serveth not another’s will…

Hilaire Belloc
Matilda told such Dreadful Lies, it made one Gasp …
Selections from The Bad Child’s Book of Beasts – The lion, the lion, he dwells in the waste …
The South Country – When I am living in the Midlands …
To Dives – Dives, when you and I go down to hell …

H By Last Name

Hans, Marcie
Fueled by a million man-made wings of fire

Harland, Marion
But Once – We pass this way but once, dear heart! …

Hay, John
Little Breeches – I don’t go much on religion …

Heine, Heinrich-
The Sea Hath Its Pearls the heaven hath its stars …
Ad Finem – The years they come and go …

Henley, William Ernest
Invictus – Out of the night that covers me, black as the pit …

Herrick, Robert
To Virgins, to Make Much of Time – Gather ye rosebuds while ye may …

Hickok, Eliza
This Way – Whence came and whither bound are we …

Hillyer, Robert
Moo! – Summer is over, the old cow said …

Holmes, Oliver Wendell
The Deacon’s Masterpiece – Have you heard of the wonderful one-horse shay …

Hood, Thomas
Faithless Sally Brown – Young Ben he was a nice young man …
Song of the Shirt – With fingers weary and worn …

Hope, Alec Derwent
His Coy Mistress to Mr. Marvell – Since you have world enough and time, Sir …

Hosmer, W.H.C.
Glen of Ghosts – Near the roadside yawns a dismal glen …

Hughes, Langston Dream Poems
Dreams – Hold fast to dreams …
Dream Deferred – What happens to a dream deferred …
Dream Variations – To fling my arms in some place …

Hugo, Victor French / English
Demain, des l’Aube / Tomorrow at Daybreak – when the fields are pale, I will leave …
A Ma Fille Adèle / To My Daughter Adèle – written to his youngest daughter when she was a baby …
Les Enfants Pauvres / The Children of the Poor – Take heed of this small child of earth …

Hunt, Leigh
Abou Ben Adhem (may his tribe increase) …

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