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Humbert Wolfe CB CBE (5 January 1885 – 5 January 1940) was an Italian-born English poet, biographer, literary critic, translator and civil servant. Hugely popular during his own lifetime, his poems have since fallen into neglect.
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- The children play
At hide and seek
About the monument
And why should the dead
Who has nothing to seek
And nothing to find?
- "Speke", from Kensington Gardens (London: Ernest Benn,  1927) p. 50.
- Space is a wind that does not blow
On Betelgeuse and time – oh time – is a bird,
Whose wings have never stirred
The golden avenues of leaves
- "Betelgeuse", from The Unknown Goddess (London: Methuen,  1927) p. 34.
- You cannot hope
to bribe or twist,
thank God! the
But, seeing what
the man will do
no occasion to.
- "Over the Fire", from The Uncelestial City (London: Victor Gollancz, 1930) p. 30.