Samuel Daniel

(1562 - 1620 / England)

Sonnet Ii: Go, Wailing Verse - Poem by Samuel Daniel

Go, wailing verse, the infants of my love,
Minerva-like, brought forth without a Mother:
Present the image of the cares I prove;
Witness your Father's grief exceeds all other.
Sigh out a story of her cruel deeds,
With interrupted accents of despair:
A monument that whosoever reads
May justly praise, and blame my loveless Fair.
Say her disdain hath dried up my blood,
And starved you, in succours still denying;
Press to her eyes, importune me some good;
Waken her sleeping pity with your crying.
Knock at that hard heart, beg till you have mov'd her,
And tell th'unkind how dearly I have lov'd her.


Comments about Sonnet Ii: Go, Wailing Verse by Samuel Daniel

  • (3/23/2017 11:47:00 PM)

    And tell the unkind.... Thanks for sharing it here. (Report)Reply

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  • (12/1/2016 11:58:00 AM)

    Very expressive poem indeed......10
    A monument that whosoever reads
    May justly praise, and blame my loveless Fair.
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Poem Submitted: Friday, January 3, 2003



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