Jonathan ROBIN

(22 September / London)

When Lonely Lady Seeks a Lover after Oliver Goldsmith - When Lovely Woman Vicar of Wakefield


When lonely lady seeks a lover,
and finds too late she’s out of touch,
the remedy is to uncover
those lines where beauty lingers, much
can then be made when men discover
the maid is open to their clutch –
Yet brakes applied too late’s above ‘er,
and, Lord, thou savest such!

Submitted: Thursday, October 10, 2013
Edited: Friday, October 11, 2013

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(16 August 1991)

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