John Wilbye

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

Hard destinies are love and beauty parted


Hard destinies are love and beauty parted,
Fair Daphne so disdainful!
Cupid, thy shafts are too unjustly darted;
Fond love, thy wounds are painful:
But sith my lovely jewel
Is prov’d so coy and cruel,
I’ll live and frolic in her beauty’s treasure,
But languish, faint, and die in her displeasure

Submitted: Thursday, May 31, 2012

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