"Tennyson. That poem he wrote about his friend who died."

Tennyson, 1809
Public DomainTennyson, 1809 - Credit: Samuel Laurence
Alfred Lord Tennyson (1809-1892) is often considered the chief representative of the Victorian age of poetry. He succeeded William Wordsworth  as Poet Laureate in 1850.

 In Memorium A.H.H. was written in 1833, when  Alfred Lord Tennyson's closest friend, Arthur Hallam, died. He was fiance to Tennyson's sister. "In Memoriam"(1850) is an elegy written in honor of Hallam. It's made up of 133 poems--all written over a 17-year period.

In Memorium A.H.H.