John Millington Synge

(16 April 1871 - 24 March 1909 / Newtown Villas, Rathfarnham, County Dublin)

A Wish - Poem by John Millington Synge

May seven tears in every week,
Touch the hollow of you cheek,
That I - signed with such a dew -
For the Lion's share may sue
Of roses ever curled
Round the may-pole of the world.

Heavy riddles lie in this,
Sorrow's sauce for every kiss.

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, May 30, 2012

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