Ivor Gurney

Ivor Gurney was an English poet and composer. He turned to creative expression to soothing his manic depression, something that influenced his entire life. Today, his hundreds of poems and songs are well regarded. His last fifteen years of life were spent in psychiatric hospitals.

To God

‘To God’ is a poem of the early twentieth century. It expresses the plight of the poet persona as he laments to God about his mental illness.

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