Robert Herrick

(1591-1674 / London / England)

Upon A Child That Died - Poem by Robert Herrick

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Here she lies, a pretty bud,
Lately made of flesh and blood;
Who as soon fell fast asleep,
As her little eyes did peep.
--Give her strewings, but not stir
The earth, that lightly covers her.


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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, December 31, 2002



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