Who is Thomas Sturge Moore

Thomas Sturge Moore (4 March 1870 – 18 July 1944) was a British poet, author and artist.

Biography

Sturge Moore was born at 3 Wellington Square, Hastings, East Sussex, on 4 March 1870 and educated at Dulwich College, the Croydon School of Art and Lambeth School of Art. In Lambeth he studied under the wood-engraver Charles Roberts. He was a long-term friend and correspondent of W. B. Yeats, who was to describe him as "one of the most exquisite poets writing in England". He was also a playwright, writing a Medea influenced by Yeats' drama and the Japanese Noh style. As a wood-engraver and artist he designed the covers for poetry editions of Yeats and others.He was a prolific poet and his subjects included morality, art and the spirit writing in a 'severely classica...
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Thomas Sturge Moore Poems

  • The Rower's Chant
    ROW till the land dip 'neath
    The sea from view.
    Row till a land peep up,
    A home for you. ...
  • Silence Sings
    SO faint, no ear is sure it hears,
    So faint and far;
    So vast that very near appears
    My voice, both here and in each star ...
  • Aforetime
    Dear exile from the hurrying crowd,
    At work I muse to you aloud;
    Thought on my anvil softens, glows,
    And I forget our art has foes; ...
  • A Duet
    'FLOWERS nodding gaily, scent in air,
    Flowers posied, flowers for the hair,
    Sleepy flowers, flowers bold to stare----'
    'O pick me some!'...
  • Renaissance
    O happy soul, forget thy self!
    This that has haunted all the past,
    That conjured disappointments fast,
    That never could let well alone;...
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Sea 5 Sweet 4 Home 4 Hear 4 High 4 Light 4 Night 4 Love 4 I Love You 4 Never 3


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Walkerabroad: yeats & thomas sturge moore were friends. sturge moore designed this gold & green bookbinding for 1st edition ‘the tower’ (1928)
Johnstonglenn: poet fs flint was born otd in 1885. he's pictured at right with victor plarr, thomas sturge moore, wb yeats, wilfrid scawen blunt, ezra pound and richard aldington. he was published with james joyce in pound's groundbreaking 1914 anthology des imagistes.
Seriations: george yeats’ bookplate, designed by thomas sturge moore in 1920
Thehughlane: 'unicorn imprint'~ thomas sturge moore, (1900) this is a colour relief print (wood engraving) on paper. a woman, sitting on a resting unicorn's back, is tying the unicorn to a tree. the entire composition is printed in green.
Thehughlane: 'unicorn imprint'~ thomas sturge moore, (1900) this is a colour relief print (wood engraving) on paper. a woman, sitting on a resting unicorn's back, is tying the unicorn to a tree. the entire composition is printed in green.
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