John Wilbye

(7 March 1574 - September 1638 / Brome, Suffolk)

Stay, Corydon, Thou Swain - Poem by John Wilbye

Stay, Corydon, thou swain,
Talk not so soon of dying:
What though thy heart be slain,
What though thy love be flying?
She threatens thee, but dares not strike,
Thy nymph is light and shadow-like;
For if thou follow her, she'll fly from thee;
But if thou fly from her, she'll follow thee.

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, May 31, 2012

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