Anacreon

(570 BC – 488 BC)

Love's Mark


Horses plainly are descry'd
By the mark upon their side:
Parthians are ditinguished
By the mitres on their head:
But from all men else a lover
I can easily discover,
For upon his easy breast
Love his brand-mark hath imprest.

Submitted: Wednesday, September 19, 2012
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