Geoffrey Chaucer

(c. 1343 – 25 October 1400 / London, England)

Chaucers Wordes unto Adam


Adam scriveyn, if ever it thee bifalle
Boece or Troylus for to wryten newe,
Under thy long lokkes thou most have the scalle,
But after my makyng thow wryte more trewe;
So ofte adaye I mot thy werk renewe,
It to correcte and eke to rubbe and scrape,

Submitted: Sunday, May 13, 2001
Edited: Sunday, May 13, 2001

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