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. A Child 4/12/2010
6. Between the Dusk of a Summer Night 1/1/2004
7. Madam Life's a Piece in Bloom 1/3/2003
8. The Rain and the Wind 1/3/2003
9. Ballade of Dead Actors 1/3/2003
10. Margaritae Sorori 1/4/2003
11. There's a Regret 1/3/2003
12. It Came With The Threat Of A Waning Moon 4/12/2010
13. If I Were King 1/3/2003
14. A Desolate Shore 4/12/2010
15. England, My England 1/4/2003
16. Let Us Be Drunk 4/12/2010
17. A Thanksgiving 4/12/2010
18. A Late Lark Twitters From The Quiet Skies 4/12/2010
19. A New Song to an Old Tune 4/12/2010
20. Double Ballade on the Nothingness of Things 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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