Robert Herrick

(1591-1674 / London / England)

An Epitaph Upon A Virgin - Poem by Robert Herrick

Here a solemn fast we keep,
While all beauty lies asleep;
Hush'd be all things, no noise here
But the toning of a tear;
Or a sigh of such as bring
Cowslips for her covering.


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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, December 31, 2002



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