John Dryden

(9 August 1631 – 1 May 1700 / Northamptonshire, England)

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Marriage A-La-Mode


Why should a foolish marriage vow,
Which long ago was made,
Oblige us to each other now
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  • Freshman - 1,516 Points Is It Poetry (8/6/2009 4:39:00 AM)

    The wording is more
    than a wee bit of pleasure..
    Worry about that oath..you gave..
    unless you are from that trade..
    Passion lays in trust..
    Once the seal is broken..from
    the back of both the books.. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 0 Points Claudia Krizay (8/6/2009 1:14:00 AM)

    why should i delet my message? SO tell me what will you do if I don't? What's the matter-can't you take criticism? That is sad. You must have all had it too easy. I have schizophrenia- what is YOUR excuse? ? ? (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 0 Points Claudia Krizay (8/6/2009 1:11:00 AM)

    This poem is poem of the month? Whoever decided that doesn't know his butt from a hole in the wall....Other than in the dumpster, I guess this poem could pass as the message inside a Hallmark card...sing songy and trite- at best...
    CAK (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 3,316 Points Pete Solet (8/6/2008 6:25:00 AM)

    Let's see, the first time...''twas pleasure that made it an oath.' Is there anything in the poem that indicates it would be different in the future? Don't the fires always burn in the beginning? (Report) Reply

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