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Selected Poems of Francis Thompson

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Selected Poems of Francis Thompson is a collection of poetry that captures the essence of the human experience with deep emotion and beauty. Francis Thompson's words evoke powerful images and feelings, inviting readers to contemplate life's complexities and challenges.

Thompson's poems delve into themes of love, faith, and nature, exploring the connections between the spiritual and physical worlds. His lyrical language and vivid imagery create a sense of wonder and awe, drawing readers into a world of introspection and contemplation.

The collection features a range of poems, from the melancholy and introspective to the joyful and celebratory. Thompson's unique perspective and keen observation of the world around him shine through in each poem, offering readers a glimpse into the beauty and complexity of the human spirit.

Overall, Selected Poems of Francis Thompson is a stunning collection that showcases the poetic talent of a masterful wordsmith. Thompson's ability to capture the essence of life in all its forms makes this collection a timeless addition to any poetry lover's library.

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Francis Thompson, an English poet and author, is best known for his poem "Hound of Heaven," included in this selection of his poems. After submitting some poems to the magazine "Merrie England," the editors, Wilfrid and Alice Meynell, became his benefactors and published his first volume, "Poems." Wilfrid Meynell selected these poems form Thompson's works and provides an enlightening biographical sketch. At the end of this volume are a selection of tributes to Thompson ranging from newspaper reviews to an appreciation from G.K Chesterton. - Summary by Larry Wilson

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