Sir Robert Aytoun

(1570 - 1638 / Scotland)

Sir Robert Aytoun Poems

1. To His Forsaken Mistress 1/1/2004
2. To An Inconstant Mistress 1/1/2004
Best Poem of Sir Robert Aytoun

To An Inconstant Mistress

I loved thee once, I'll love no more,
Thine be the grief as is the blame,
Thou art not what thou wast before,
What reason I should be the same?
He that can love unloved again
Hath better store of love than brain;
God send me love my debts to pay,
While unthrifts fool their love away.

Nothing could have my love o'erthrown,
If thou hadst still continued mine;
Nay, if thou hadst remained thine own,
I might perchance have yet been thine.
But thou thy freedom did recall,
That it thou might elsewhere enthrall,
And then how could...

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