Aphra Behn Poems
|1.||On The Death Of E. Waller, Esq.||12/31/2002|
|2.||Song From Abdelazar||5/9/2001|
|3.||A Congratulatory Poem||12/31/2002|
|4.||Song : 'Love Armed'||1/1/2004|
|8.||Epitaph On The Tombstone Of A Child||5/9/2001|
|9.||The Willing Mistress||3/31/2012|
|11.||A Thousand Martyrs I Have Made||5/9/2001|
|12.||To The Fair Clarinda||5/9/2001|
All trembling in my arms Aminta lay,
Defending of the bliss I strove to take;
Raising my rapture by her kind delay,
Her force so charming was and weak.
The soft resistance did betray the grant,
While I pressed on the heaven of my desires;
Her rising breasts with nimbler motions pant;
Her dying eyes assume new fires.
Now to the height of languishment she grows,
And still her looks new charms put on;
– Now the last mystery of Love she knows,
We sigh, and kiss: I waked, and all was done.
`Twas but a dream, yet by my heart I knew,
Which still was panting,...