THE POET’S FATE…

English: Plaque re Thomas Hood, Poultry, EC2 B...

Plaque re Thomas Hood, Poultry, EC2  (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

THE POET’S FATE

“What is a modern Poet’s fate?
To write his thoughts upon a slate;
the Critic spits on what is done,
gives it a wipe – and all is gone.”
– Thomas Hood [1799-1845]

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