Clare, John (M)

Surname: Clare
Forename(s): John
b. 13 July 1793. d. 20 May 1864. Nationality: English. VIAF.
Working-class poet and naturalist. Worked as farm labourer and garden-boy throughout his youth. Committed to Northampton General Lunatic Asylum in 1832 where he remained until his death. Poetry volumes include Poems Descriptive of Rural Life and Scenery (1820), The Rural Muse (1835). Biographical information: ODNB. (SCM)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 8
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
On a Child Killed by Lightning 1829 Forget-Me-Not Poet 15578
Song 1829 Forget-Me-Not Poet 15533
The Deity 1832 Forget-Me-Not Poet 15299
Pleasures of Life 1844 Forget-Me-Not Poet 15467
The Primrose 1876-03-18 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 7206
“I am! yet what I am, who cares, or knows?” 1878-12 The Argosy Poet 16444
“I love thee, sweet Mary, but love thee in fear” 1878-12 The Argosy Poet 16445
May 1892-05 Atalanta Poet 2186