Robert Herrick

(1591-1674 / London / England)

To Electra

Poem by Robert Herrick

I dare not ask a kiss,
I dare not beg a smile;
Lest having that, or this,
I might grow proud the while.

No, no, the utmost share
Of my desire shall be,
Only to kiss that air
That lately kissed thee,

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, December 31, 2002

Poem Edited: Saturday, March 14, 2015

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