christina hodges

Rookie (November 8,1995 / Jackson, MS)

Romeo's Fair Words - Poem by christina hodges

'Tis the way
To call hers exquisite, in question more:
These happy masks that kiss fair ladies' brows
Being black put us in mind they hide the fair;
He that is strucken blind cannot forget
The precious treasure of his eyesight lost:
Show me a mistress that is passing fair,
What doth her beauty serve, but as a note
Where I may read who pass'd that passing fair?
Farewell: thou canst not teach me to forget.


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Poem Submitted: Thursday, January 26, 2012



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