Poems by Francis Beaumont

Poet of the day

Monsignor Patrick Joseph Hartigan was an Australian Roman Catholic priest, educator, author and poet.

Biography

He was born at Yass, New South Wales and ordained after study at St Patrick's Seminary, Manly. Writing under the pseudonym "John O'Brien" Hartigan's verse celebrated the lives and mores of the outback pastoral folk...
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Poem of the day


Tit er jeg glad, og vil dog gjerne græde;
Thi intet Hjerte deler heelt min Glæde.
Tit er jeg sorrigfuld, og maa dog lee,
At Ingen skal den bange Taare see.

Tit elsker jeg, og vil dog gjerne sukke;
Thi Hjertet maa sig taust og strængt...
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