Who is Geoffrey Hill

...
Read Full Biography


Geoffrey Hill Poems

  • Respublica
    The strident high
    civic trumpeting
    of misrule. It is
    what we stand for. ...
  • Ovid In The Third Reich
    non peccat, quaecumque potest peccasse negare,
    solaque famosam culpa professa facit.

    Amores, III, xiv ...
  • Mercian Hymns
    I

    King of the perennial holly-groves, the riven sandstone: overlord of the M5: architect of the historic rampart and ditch, the citadel at Tamworth, the summer hermitage in Holy Cross: guardian of the Welsh Bridge and the Iron Bridge: contractor to the desirable new estates: saltmaster: moneychanger: commissioner for oaths: martyrologist: the friend of Charlemagne.
    ...
  • In Piam Memoriam
    1

    Created purely from glass the saint stands,
    Exposing his gifted quite empty hands ...
  • On Seeing The Wind At Hope Mansell
    Whether or not shadows are of the substance
    such is the expectation I can
    wait to surprise my vision as a wind
    enters the valley: sudden and silent ...
Read All Poems


Top 10 most used topics by Geoffrey Hill

Time 7 Sun 5 Light 5 Great 4 Hear 4 Common 4 True 4 Long 4 Good 4 I Love You 3


Geoffrey Hill Quotes

Read All Quotes


Comments about Geoffrey Hill

  • Nyartguy: born aug. 1: claudius, william clark, francis scott key, herman melville, robert todd lincoln, pancho villa, henry jones, henrietta lacks, jack kramer, maria cole, arthur hill, geoffrey holder, julie bovasso, lionel bart, dom deluise, yves saint laurent,jerry garcia,taylor negron
  • Joshbutler: 9 covid cases in a nursing home in summer hill, sydney's inner-west dr jeremy mcanulty from nsw health: "many of those residents have been vaccinated. the ones with vaccination are doing relatively well."
  • Wmnostalgiafest: august 1st in memoriam: morris stoloff, walter scharf, henry jones, jeffrey segal, arthur hill, paul lambert, marcia mae jones, geoffrey holder, julie bovasso, dom deluise, mark "red" mitchell, taylor negron.
  • Movingpictures2: august 1st in memoriam: morris stoloff, walter scharf, henry jones, jeffrey segal, arthur hill, paul lambert, marcia mae jones, geoffrey holder, julie bovasso, dom deluise, mark "red" mitchell, taylor negron.
  • Kennethmjohnson: august 1st in memoriam: morris stoloff, walter scharf, henry jones, jeffrey segal, arthur hill, paul lambert, marcia mae jones, geoffrey holder, julie bovasso, dom deluise, mark "red" mitchell, taylor negron.
Read All Comments

Write your comment about Geoffrey Hill


Poem of the day

Emily Dickinson Poem
Doom is the House without the Door
 by Emily Dickinson

475

Doom is the House without the Door-
'Tis entered from the Sun-
And then the Ladder's thrown away,
Because Escape-is done-

'Tis varied by the Dream
...

Read complete poem

Popular Poets