Believe not that I have ever loved thee. I have eaten thee as I would a ripe fig, I have drank thee as I would drink hot water, I have carried thee about me like a belt of skin.
I have amused ...... more »
Come, boy, pass me not by without having first loved me. I am still beautiful at night. Thou shalt see that my autumn is warmer than the spring-time of another.
Seek not for love among virgins. ...... more »
I will perfume all my skin that I may attract lovers. Upon my beautiful legs, in a basin of silver, I will pour the spikenard of Tarsos, and the metopion of Egypt.
Under my arms, crushed mint; upon...... more »
At first I would not reply, and my shame showed upon my cheeks, and the beating of my heart brought pain to my breasts.
Then I resisted, I told him 'No! No!' - I turned my head away, and his kiss ...... more »
Flesh-Like flowers, O my breasts: how rich you are in voluptuousness! My breasts in my hands, what lack you of softness, and of mellow warmth and of youthful perfume?
Already you are polished like ...... more »