John Kenyon

(1784-1856 / Jamaica)

Love’s Auction - Poem by John Kenyon

Could pretty Jane be put to sale,
I'd have no auctioneer in vogue;
Not Christie should her charms detail,
But Truth should dress the catalogue.
Within the leaves no falsehood slid;
No grace hitch'd in which Jane hath not.
Then all the world would come and bid;
But only Love should buy the lot.

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, October 12, 2010



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