This volume contains a beautiful collection of poetry written by Guy de Maupassant. The poems of this compendium were originally published in magazines and newspapers, and were collected and published in this book in 1920. Henri René Albert Guy de Maupassant (1850 - 1893) was a famous French writer who is hailed as the father of the modern short story. The poems of this collection include: "A Portrait", "A Picture in a Locket", "A Prayer", "A Memory", "Woman's Awakening", "Not One Thing Old", "Wreckage", "We Only Part for Service", "A Woman's Heart", "In Memory of Dr. Alexander J. C. Skene", "The Abandoned Farm", and many more. Many vintage texts such as this are increasingly scarce and expensive, and it is with this in mind that we are republishing this book now, in an affordable, high-quality, modern edition. It comes complete with a specially commissioned biography of the author.