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Poem by Thomas Hood


Punishment of Suicides


When would-be Suicides in purpose fail,
Who could not find a morsel though they needed Ц
If Peter sends them for attempts to jail,
What would he do to them if they succeeded?



Thomas Hood


Thomas Hood's other poems:
  1. The Boy at the Nore
  2. The Two Peacocks of Bedfont
  3. Stanzas (Is there a bitter pang for love removed)
  4. The Two Swans
  5. Ode on a Distant Prospect of Clapham Academy


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