Lord Byron

Lord Byron

Lord Byron was one of the leading figures of the Romantic movement and is widely regarded as one of the greatest English-language poets of all time. His work is still commonly read by poetry lovers and scholars alike. His poetic works include ‘Hours of Idleness,’ ‘Lara, A Tale’ and ‘Hebrew Melodies.’

Darkness

by Lord Byron

‘Darkness’ by Lord Byron serves as a warning against the growing inequality in Byron’s time and a prediction for what will happen to the planet if the human race does not change. 

Epitaph to a Dog

by Lord Byron

‘Epitaph to a Dog’ by Lord Byron is also known as ‘Inscription on the Monument to a Newfoundland Dog.’ It was written in 1808 after the poet’s dog Boatswain died of rabies.

Fare Thee Well

by Lord Byron

‘Fare Thee Well’ by Lord Byron is a fifteen stanza poem written by Byron after separating from his wife in the early 1800s.

On the Death of a Young Lady

by Lord Byron

Lord Byron wrote ‘On the Death of a Young Lady’ in memory of his cousin Margaret Parker. This poem contains great emotional content, focusing on atmosphere over the story.

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