John Fletcher

(20 December 1579 - 29 August 1625 / Rye, Sussex, England)

John Fletcher Poems

1. Aspatia's Song 1/4/2003
2. Away, Delights 1/4/2003
3. Beauty Clear And Fair 1/4/2003
4. Bridal Song 1/4/2003
5. Care-Charming Sleep 1/1/2004
6. Drinking Song 2/18/2015
7. God Lyaeus 1/4/2003
8. Hear, Ye Ladies 1/4/2003
9. Hence, All You Vain Delights From The Nice Valour 1/13/2003
10. Hymn To Pan 1/4/2003
11. Love's Emblems 1/4/2003
12. Melancholy 1/4/2003
13. Orpheus I Am, Come From The Deeps Below 8/22/2012
14. Philaster 5/22/2012
15. Sleep 1/1/2004
16. Take, Oh Take Those Lips Away 1/13/2003
17. The Dead Host's Welcome 8/22/2012
18. The Faithful Shepherdess (Monologue) 5/22/2012
19. The Power Of Music 8/22/2012
20. To His Sleeping Mistress 8/22/2012
21. To Venus 8/22/2012
22. Weep No More 1/4/2003
Best Poem of John Fletcher

Away, Delights

AWAY, delights! go seek some other dwelling,
   For I must die.
Farewell, false love! thy tongue is ever telling
   Lie after lie.
For ever let me rest now from thy smarts;
   Alas, for pity go
   And fire their hearts
That have been hard to thee! Mine was not so.

Never again deluding love shall know me,
   For I will die;
And all those griefs that think to overgrow me
   Shall be as I:
For ever will I sleep, while poor maids cry-- ...

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HENCE, all you vain delights,
   As short as are the nights
   Wherein you spend your folly!
There 's naught in this life sweet,
If men were wise to see't,
   But only melancholy--
   O sweetest melancholy!
Welcome, folded arms and fixed eyes,
A sight that piercing mortifies,

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