Anne Bradstreet

(1612 – 16 September 1672 / Northampton, England)

We May Live Together - Poem by Anne Bradstreet

If ever two were one, then surely we.
If ever man were lov'd by wife, then thee.
If ever wife was happy in a man,
Compare with me, ye women, if you can.
I prize thy love more than whole Mines of gold
Or all the riches that the East doth hold.
My love is such that Rivers cannot quench,
Nor ought but love from thee give recompetence.
Thy love is such I can no way repay.
The heavens reward thee manifold, I pray.
Then while we live, in love let's so persever
That when we live no more, we may live ever.

Comments about We May Live Together by Anne Bradstreet

  • Rookie Paige S (4/10/2009 10:02:00 AM)

    This is so sweet and romantic. (Report) Reply

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  • Rookie Anne Bradstreet (3/21/2007 12:05:00 PM)

    This poem shows how deeply disturbed Anne was, as forensics now tells us this must of been after her second murder. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, December 31, 2002

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