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Alfred, Lord Tennyson
See biography, media, quotes, indexes. The Poet Laureate of the United Kingdom after William Wordsworth and one of the most popular English poets in literature.
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Alfred, Lord Tennyson


Poems from Tennyson's Final Edition



The Lady of Shalott, and Other Poems

English Idyls and other Poems

Enoch Arden, and Other Poems

The Princess; a Medley


  • Boadicea
  • Hexameters and Pentameters
  • Milton (Alcaics)
  • Hendecasyllabics ("O you chorus of indolent reviewers")
  • Specimen of a Translation of the Iliad in Blank Verse

The Window; or, The Song of the Wrens

In Memoriam A. H. H.

Maud: A Monodrama

Idylls of the King

The Lover's Tale

Translations, etc.

  • Battle of Brunanburh
  • Achilles over the Trench
  • To Princess Frederica on her Marriage
  • Sir John Franklin
  • To Dante

Tiresias, and Other Poems

  • To E. Fitzgerald
  • Tiresias
  • The Wreck
  • Despair
  • The Ancient Sage
  • The Flight
  • Tomorrow
  • The Spinster's Sweet-Arts
  • Locksley Hall Sixty Years After
  • Prologue to General Hamley
  • The Charge of the Heavy Brigade at Balaclava
  • Epilogue
  • To Virgil
  • The Dead Prophet
  • Early Spring
  • Prefatory poem to my Brother's Sonnets
  • Frater Ave atque Vale
  • Helen's Tower
  • Epitaph on Lord Stratford de Redcliffe
  • Epitaph on General Gordon
  • Epitaph on Caxton
  • To the Duke of Argyll
  • Hands all Round
  • Freedom
  • To H. R. H. Princess Beatrice
  • The Fleet
  • Opening of the Indian and Colonial Exhibition by the Queen
  • Poets and their Bibliographies
  • To W. C. Macready

Demeter, and Other Poems

  • To the Marquis of Dufferin and Ava
  • On the Jubilee of Queen Victoria
  • To Professor Jebb
  • Demeter and Persephone
  • Owd Roa
  • Vastness
  • The Ring
  • Forlorn
  • Happy
  • To Ulysses
  • To Mary Boyle
  • The Progress of Spring
  • Merlin and the Gleam
  • Romney's Remorse
  • Parnassus
  • By An Evolutionist
  • Far - far - away
  • Politics
  • Beautiful City
  • The Roses on the Terrace
  • The Play
  • On One who affected an Effeminate Manner
  • To One who ran down the English
  • The Snowdrop
  • The Thistle
  • The Oak
  • In Memoriam - W. G. Ward

The Death of Oenone, and Other Poems

  • June Bracken and Heather
  • To the Master of Balliol
  • The Death of Oenone
  • St. Telemachus
  • Akbar's Dream
  • The Bandit's Death
  • The Church-Warden and the Curate
  • Charity
  • Kapiolani
  • The Dawn
  • The Making of Man
  • The Dreamer
  • Mechanophilus
  • Riflemen form!
  • The Tourney
  • The Wanderer
  • Poets and Critics
  • A Voice spake out of the Skies
  • Doubt and Prayer
  • Faith
  • The Silent Voices
  • God and the Universe
  • The Death of the Duke of Clarence and Avondale
  • Crossing the Bar

Poems not in Tennyson's Final Edition

  • Timbuctoo
  • Sonnet, (Check every outflash, every ruder sally)

From Poems, Chiefly Lyrical (1830)

  • The 'How' and the 'Why'
  • The Burial Of Love
  • Hero to Leander
  • The Mystic
  • The Grasshopper
  • Love, Pride and Forgetfulness
  • Lost Hope
  • The Tears of Heaven
  • Love and Sorrow
  • To a Lady Sleeping
  • English Warsong
  • National Song
  • Dualisms
  • No More
  • Anacreontics

From Poems, 1833

  • The Hesperides
  • Note to Rosalind
  • O Darling Room
  • To Christopher North
  • The Skipping-Rope
  • The New Timon, and the Poets
  • Britons, Guard Your Own
  • For the Penny-Wise
  • Suggested by Reading an Article in a Newspaper
  • Stanzas on the Marriage of the Princess Royal
  • Epitaph on the Duchess of Kent
  • The Ringlet
  • 1865-1866
  • And Ask Ye Why These Sad Tears Stream?


  • Queen Mary: A Drama
  • Harold: A Drama
  • Becket
  • The Cup: A Tragedy
  • The Falcon
  • The Promise of May
  • The Foresters: Robin Hood and Maid Marian

Works about Tennyson

PD-icon.svg Works by this author published before January 1, 1923 are in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago. Translations or editions published later may be copyrighted. Posthumous works may be copyrighted based on how long they have been published in certain countries and areas.


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