poet Thomas Hardy

Thomas Hardy

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A Circular

As 'legal representative'
I read a missive not my own,
On new designs the senders give
For clothes, in tints as shown.

Here figure blouses, gowns for tea,
And presentation-trains of state,
Charming ball-dresses, millinery,
Warranted up to date.

And this gay-pictured, spring-time shout
Of Fashion, hails what lady proud?
Her who before last year was out
Was costumed in a shroud.

Poem Submitted: Saturday, April 10, 2010
Poem Edited: Tuesday, May 31, 2011

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Comments about A Circular by Thomas Hardy

  • Ratnakar Mandlik (11/27/2019 10:25:00 PM)

    An intriguing theme as also the poem. Yet quite amusing.

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  • * Sunprincess * (11/14/2015 1:09:00 PM)

    ........an interesting poem and theme...he must have seen fashion change many times in his lifetime ★

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