Barry Cornwall

(21 November 1787 – 5 October 1874 / Leeds, England)

Barry Cornwall Poems

1. The Sea 1/1/2004
2. The Blood Horse 1/1/2004
3. The New-born Baby's Song 1/1/2004
4. Sit Down, Sad Soul 1/1/2004
5. A Petition To Time 1/1/2004
6. In France 1/1/2004
7. The Old Witch in the Copse 1/1/2004
8. The Poet's Song To His Wife 1/1/2004
9. The Watch 1/1/2004
10. Life 1/1/2004
11. The Stormy Petrel 1/1/2004
12. The Hunter’s Song 1/1/2004
13. Peace! What Do Tears Avail? 1/1/2004
14. Golden-Tressed Adelaide 1/1/2004
15. A Poet’s Thought 1/1/2004
16. Serenade (Inesilla! I am here...) 3/6/2012
17. The Song Of A Felon's Wife 3/6/2012
18. King Death 3/6/2012
19. Song (Here's a health to thee, Mary...) 3/6/2012

A Poet’s Thought

TELL me, what is a poet’s thought?
Is it on the sudden born?
Is it from the starlight caught?
Is it by the tempest taught,
Or by whispering morn?

Was it cradled in the brain?
Chain’d awhile, or nurs’d in night?
Was it wrought with toil and pain?

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