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Poem by William Ernest Henley


To My Wife


Take, dear, my little sheaf of songs,
For, old or new,
All that is good in them belongs
Only to you;

And, singing as when all was young,
They will recall
Those others, lived but left unsung Ц
The best of all 



                      William Ernest Henley


William Ernest Henley's other poems:
  1. London Types: Bus Driver
  2. A Wink from Hesper
  3. The Ways of Death Are Soothing and Serene
  4. In Rotten Row
  5. There's a Regret


Poems of the other poets with the same name:

  • Oscar Wilde To My Wife ("I can write no stately proem")
  • James Maxwell To My Wife ("Oft in the night, from this lone room")
  • Gerald Massey To My Wife ("LIKE those Ambassadors of old, that went")
  • Alexander Posey To My Wife ("IТve seen the beauty of the rose")

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