Mikolaj Sep Szarzynski

(1550 - 1581 / Poland)

Cupid's Statue


He's but a child, tho
Unscathed he'd not be
Who despiseth him.
Gods so pompous
Were made to cavort
Where they wanted not;
When he wished it,
A king, his own
Estate fast forgot;
A lord of lords, he!
Foul, beasts and fishes
Ever do serve him;
'Tis each man tho,
His ruin can cause,
If idle he lays not.

Submitted: Thursday, January 01, 2004

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