Thomas Campion

(1567-1620 / England)

Thomas Campion Poems

1. A Hymn In Praise Of Neptune 1/4/2003
2. Amaryllis 4/15/2010
3. Cherry-Ripe 1/4/2003
4. Corinna 4/15/2010
5. Devotion I 1/4/2003
6. Devotion Ii 1/4/2003
7. Fain Would I Wed 4/15/2010
8. Follow Thy Fair Sun 4/15/2010
9. Follow Your Saint 5/13/2001
10. Integer Vitae 1/4/2003
11. Jack And Joan 4/15/2010
12. Kind Are Her Answers, 4/15/2010
13. Laura 1/4/2003
14. My Sweetest Lesbia 4/15/2010
15. Now Winter Nights Enlarge 1/20/2003
16. O Come Quickly! 1/4/2003
17. Rose-Cheeked Laura 5/13/2001
18. The Charm 4/15/2010
19. The Measure Of Beauty 4/15/2010
20. There Is A Garden In Her Face 5/13/2001
21. Think'st Thou To Seduce Me Then 4/15/2010
22. Thrice Toss These Oaken Ashes 5/13/2001
23. View Me, Lord, A Work Of Thine 4/15/2010
24. Vobiscum Est Iope 1/4/2003
25. When Thou Must Home To Shades Of Underground 5/13/2001
26. When To Her Lute Corinna Sings 4/15/2010
27. Winter Nights 1/4/2003
Best Poem of Thomas Campion

Cherry-Ripe

THERE is a garden in her face
   Where roses and white lilies blow;
A heavenly paradise is that place,
   Wherein all pleasant fruits do flow:
   There cherries grow which none may buy
   Till 'Cherry-ripe' themselves do cry.

Those cherries fairly do enclose
   Of orient pearl a double row,
Which when her lovely laughter shows,
   They look like rose-buds fill'd with snow;
   Yet them nor peer nor prince can buy
   Till ...

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Rose-Cheeked Laura

Rose-cheek'd Laura, come,
Sing thou smoothly with thy beauty's
Silent music, either other
Sweetly gracing.

Lovely forms do flow
From concent divinely framed;
Heav'n is music, and thy beauty's
Birth is heavenly.

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