John Wilbye

(7 March 1574 - September 1638 / Brome, Suffolk)

Flora gave me fairest flowers


Flora gave me fairest flowers,
None so fair in Flora's treasure:
These I plac'd on Phillis' bowers,
She was pleas'd, and she my pleasure
Smiling meadows seem to say,
Come ye wantons, here to play.

Submitted: Thursday, May 31, 2012

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