It is always a delight to discover a poet whose work enshrines all that you admire in the craft. One such is Edward Thomas. Enjoy this brief glimpse into his work, enjoy.
The best poems by Edward Thomas (1878-1917)
Edward Thomas was a master of the short poem. Variously labelled a ‘Georgian poet’ and a ‘war poet‘, he was really a little of both of these, and yet not quite either of them. In a brief flurry of poetic creativity between late 1914 and his death in WWI in 1917, Thomas produced some of the finest poems of the early twentieth century. Here’s our pick of what we consider Edward Thomas’s ten finest poems, along with a little bit of information about each of them. Click on the links provided on the titles of the poems to read them.
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