About Thomas HardyRead famous Thomas Hardy poems. Hardy was an english poet and writer. Some of Hardy's most famous poems are from "Poems of 1912–13". They had been estranged for twenty years and these lyric poems express deeply felt "regret and remorse". Poems like After a Journey, The Voice and others from this collection "are by general consent regarded as the peak of his poetic achievement". Many of Hardy's poems deal with themes of disappointment in love and life.