What is the name of the Thomas Hardy Poem?

February 5th, 2013 by Emily

Question: What is the study of the Thomas Hardy Poem?
I was watching the BBC program about Thomas Hardy a couple of weeks ago, and there was a poem about a bird, and I think that the poem included the refrain ‘and I’, or something like that! Anyway, I was wondering whether anybody knew the title of the poem, or could even wage me with the words?
Thanks in advance!

Best answer:

Answer by C_Bar
Hardy actually had a lot of birds in his poetry, and I don’t have a collected works at hand. I wwonder if it might be “The Darkling Thrush” that you heard — one of his superior known poems. It ends with an “and I” though it isnt a refrain.

http://www.poets.org/viewmedia.php/prmMID/15506

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One Comment on “What is the name of the Thomas Hardy Poem?”

  1. theacrob says:

    As I recall, Thomas Hardy wrote many poems about birds/with birds in them. Can you remember any other details?

    This the one that I can remember:

    The Puzzled Game-Birds by Thomas Hardy

    They are not those who used to feed us
    When we were young–they cannot be –
    These shapes that now bereave and bleed us?
    They are not those who used to feed us, –
    For would they not fair terms concede us?
    - If hearts can house such treachery
    They are not those who used to feed us
    When we were young–they cannot be!

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