Robert Herrick

(1591-1674 / London / England)

The Bride-Cake - Poem by Robert Herrick

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.


Comments about The Bride-Cake by Robert Herrick

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


    A lovely little snippet of a poem! (Report) Reply

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  • (5/5/2016 7:02:00 AM)

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

  • (5/5/2016 3:12:00 AM)


    A beautifully envisioned shor, sweet and meaningful song. Thanks for sharing it here. (Report) Reply

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


    What a wonderful poem this is! (Report) Reply

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


    Wedding -cake! With the muse of marriage. Thanks for sharing. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, December 31, 2002



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