William Ernest Henley

(1849 - 1902 / Gloucester / England)

William Ernest Henley Poems

1. Invictus 1/3/2003
2. A Love By The Sea 4/12/2010
3. I am the Reaper 1/1/2004
4. O Gather Me the Rose 1/3/2003
5. Between the Dusk of a Summer Night 1/1/2004
6. A Child 4/12/2010
7. The Rain and the Wind 1/3/2003
8. Madam Life's a Piece in Bloom 1/3/2003
9. If I Were King 1/3/2003
10. There's a Regret 1/3/2003
11. England, My England 1/4/2003
12. Margaritae Sorori 1/4/2003
13. A Late Lark Twitters From The Quiet Skies 4/12/2010
14. A Desolate Shore 4/12/2010
15. It Came With The Threat Of A Waning Moon 4/12/2010
16. Ballade of Dead Actors 1/3/2003
17. A Thanksgiving 4/12/2010
18. A Dainty Thing's The Villanelle 4/12/2010
19. London Voluntaries IV: Out of the Poisonous East 1/1/2004
20. Barmaid 1/3/2003

There's a Regret

There's a regret
So grinding, so immitigably sad,
Remorse thereby feels tolerant, even glad. ...
Do you not know it yet?

For deeds undone
Rnakle and snarl and hunger for their due,
Till there seems naught so despicable as you
In all the grin o' the sun.

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