Samuel Daniel

(1562 - 1620 / England)

Sonnet Xii: My Spotless Love - Poem by Samuel Daniel

My spotless love hovers with white wings
About the temple of the proudest frame,
Where blaze those lights fairest of earthly things
Which clear our clouded world with brightest flame.
M'ambitious thoughts confined in her face
Affect no honor, but what she can give me;
My hopes do rest in limits of her grace;
I weigh no comfort unless she relieve me.
For she that can my heart imparadize
Holds in her fairest hand what dearest is:
My Fortune's wheel, the circle of her eyes,
Whose rolling grace deign once a turn of bliss.
All my life's sweet consists in her alone,
So much I love the most unloving one.

Comments about Sonnet Xii: My Spotless Love by Samuel Daniel

There is no comment submitted by members..

Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Read poems about / on: alone, world, heart, love, life, sonnet, hope

Poem Submitted: Friday, January 3, 2003

[Report Error]