George Wither

(11 June 1588 – 2 May 1667 / Bentworth, Hampshire)

Poems of George Wither

1. A Christmas Carol 1/3/2003
2. A Poet's Home 4/16/2010
3. A Rocking Hymn 4/16/2010
4. A Sonnet Upon a Stolen Kiss 4/16/2010
5. A Widow's Hymn 1/3/2003
6. Amarillis I Did Woo 4/16/2010
7. Change 4/16/2010
8. For Anniversary Marriage-Days 4/16/2010
9. For Seasonable Weather 10/25/2014
10. From A Satire Written To King James I 4/16/2010
11. From 'The Motto' 10/25/2014
12. Her Beauty 4/16/2010
13. I Loved a Lass 1/3/2003
14. Lilies Without, Lilies Within 4/16/2010
15. Lord! When Those Glorious Lights I See 4/16/2010
16. Prelude 4/16/2010
17. Psalm CXLVIII 4/16/2010
18. Psalm LVII 10/25/2014
19. Rhomboidal Dirge 4/16/2010
20. Shall I Wasting in Despair 1/3/2003

The Lover's Resolution

SHALL I, wasting in despair,
Die because a woman 's fair?
Or make pale my cheeks with care
'Cause another's rosy are?
Be she fairer than the day,
Or the flow'ry meads in May,
   If she think not well of me,
   What care I how fair she be?

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