poet Robert Herrick

Robert Herrick

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The Bride-Cake

This day, my Julia, thou must make
For Mistress Bride the wedding-cake:
Knead but the dough, and it will be
To paste of almonds turn'd by thee;
Or kiss it thou but once or twice,
And for the bride-cake there'll be spice.

Poem Submitted: Tuesday, December 31, 2002

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  • Moira CameronMoira Cameron (5/5/2016 2:20:00 PM)

    A lovely little snippet of a poem!

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  • XXFuckingURBishXX . (5/5/2016 7:02:00 AM)

    Beautiully done this is one of the few poems to do with weddings

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  • Ratnakar Mandlik (5/5/2016 3:12:00 AM)

    A beautifully envisioned shor, sweet and meaningful song. Thanks for sharing it here.

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  • Md Anisur RahmanMd Anisur Rahman (5/5/2016 1:53:00 AM)

    What a wonderful poem this is!

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  • Edward Kofi LouisEdward Kofi Louis (5/5/2016 12:47:00 AM)

    Wedding -cake! With the muse of marriage. Thanks for sharing.

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