When He Should Laugh
WHEN HE SHOULD LAUGH by EDWARD THOMAS
When he should laugh the wise man knows full well: For he knows what is truly laughable. But wiser is the man who laughs also, Or holds his laughter, when the foolish do.
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|Author||Thomas, Edward (1878-1917)|
|Title||When He Should Laugh|
|Copyright||Copyright Edward Thomas, 1979, reproduced under licence from Faber and Faber Ltd.|
|First line||When he should laugh the wise man knows full well:|
|Publication source||Edward Thomas Collected Poems|
|Publication editor||Thomas, George|
|Publishers||Faber and Faber|
|Digital repository||The First World War Poetry Digital Archive|