John Wilbye

(7 March 1574 - September 1638 / Brome, Suffolk)

Happy, O Happy He - Poem by John Wilbye

Happy, O happy he, who not affecting
The endless toils attending worldly cares,
With mind repos'd, all discontents rejecting,
In silent peace his way to heav'n prepares;
Deeming his life a Scene, the world a Stage,
Whereon man acts his weary Pilgrimage.


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Poem Submitted: Thursday, May 31, 2012



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