Ben Jonson

(11 June 1572 – 6 August 1637 / London / England)

In The Ember Days Of My Last Free Summer - Poem by Ben Jonson

In the ember days of my last free summer,
here I lie, outside myself, watching
the gross body eating a poor curry:
satisfied at what I have done, scared of what
I have to do in my last free winter.

Comments about In The Ember Days Of My Last Free Summer by Ben Jonson

  • (10/28/2013 7:25:00 AM)

    Such strong feelings expressed in a such a brief poesy, Only Ben Johnson could do it. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, April 9, 2010

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