Love Sonnet Xlii

Rating: 2.5

My true mind makes as many loves of you
As my full heart contentedly can hold.
And when the one grows dull, the other cold,
Yet comes another swifter in to woo.
I could not rue such changing retinue
Nor chastise circumstance that keeps me bold.
I make you young or middle-aged or old
Just as it pleases my own whim to do.

And then to counterbalance what you give
Thus all unwittingly, I smile or frown,
Am thoughtful, mirthful, grave or sunny-eyed
To meet your mood and help you best to live.
In me, all women to your wish bow down.
In you, all men at my desire abide.

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COMMENTS OF THE POEM
Ratnakar Mandlik 12 February 2017

The concluding two lines give the superb inference.

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Tom Billsborough 12 February 2017

Who is the starry sod? sounds real weird.

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