Treasure Island

Sir Charles Sedley

(1639 - 1701 / England)

To Celia


NOT, Celia, that I juster am
   Or better than the rest!
For I would change each hour, like them,
   Were not my heart at rest.

But I am tied to very thee
   By every thought I have;
Thy face I only care to see,
   Thy heart I only crave.

All that in woman is adored
   In thy dear self I find--
For the whole sex can but afford
   The handsome and the kind.

Why then should I seek further store,
   And still make love anew?
When change itself can give no more,
   'Tis easy to be true!

Submitted: Saturday, January 04, 2003

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

What do you think this poem is about?



Read poems about / on: change, woman, heart, women

Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Comments about this poem (To Celia by Sir Charles Sedley )

Enter the verification code :

There is no comment submitted by members..

PoemHunter.com Updates

New Poems

  1. Terminal, Sylvia Plath
  2. My star, Jenny Santiago
  3. It is for, hasmukh amathalal
  4. My first love, Jenny Santiago
  5. The Westdene Bus Disaster 1985, Jenny Santiago
  6. Doomsday, Sylvia Plath
  7. The search for perfect, Jenny Santiago
  8. King and Queen of Hearts, Philo Yan
  9. How can you rehabilitate us, Aftab Alam
  10. All Over, Edward Kofi Louis

Poem of the Day

poet Robert Louis Stevenson

AT last she comes, O never more
In this dear patience of my pain
To leave me lonely as before,
Or leave my soul alone again.... Read complete »

   

Member Poem

Trend Poems

  1. 04 Tongues Made Of Glass, Shaun Shane
  2. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  3. Invictus, William Ernest Henley
  4. At Last She Comes, Robert Louis Stevenson
  5. Phenomenal Woman, Maya Angelou
  6. Daffodils, William Wordsworth
  7. If, Rudyard Kipling
  8. If You Forget Me, Pablo Neruda
  9. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  10. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings, Maya Angelou

Trend Poets

[Hata Bildir]