poet Percy Bysshe Shelley

Percy Bysshe Shelley

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To-- I Fear Thy Kisses, Gentle Maiden

I.
I fear thy kisses, gentle maiden,
Thou needest not fear mine;
My spirit is too deeply laden
Ever to burthen thine.

II.
I fear thy mien, thy tones, thy motion,
Thou needest not fear mine;
Innocent is the heart’s devotion
With which I worship thine.

Poem Submitted: Thursday, April 1, 2010
Poem Edited: Sunday, May 8, 2011

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  • Dr Tony BrahminDr Tony Brahmin (9/15/2020 10:56:00 AM)

    Innocent is the heart’s devotion
    With which I worship thine.
    Praise of innocence in a relationship. tony

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