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The Flea

Rating: 3.1

Mark but this flea, and mark in this,
How little that which thou deny'st me is;
It sucked me first, and now sucks thee,
And in this flea, our two bloods mingled be;
Thou knowest that this cannot be said
A sin, nor shame, nor loss of maidenhead.
Yet this enjoys before it woo,
And pampered, swells with one blood made of two,
And this, alas, is more than we would do.
Oh stay, three lives in one flea spare,

Where we almost, yea, more than married are.
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Sasikala Kamandula 15 September 2020

My favourite poem. Deep and sincere let ve of the couple. The more I read the more I enjoy.

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Somesh Mohapatra 13 April 2008

This poem........ my beloved read it out to me and the inert message was sweetly delivered.. I don't think there were more appropriate lines then this one to speak of her heart....... This will remain one of our best poems ever............ Thanks John for giving us our most precious lines of love.........

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