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When I Was Fair And Young

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When I was fair and young, then favor graced me.
Of many was I sought their mistress for to be.
But I did scorn them all and answered them therefore:

Go, go, go, seek some other where; importune me no more.
How many weeping eyes I made to pine in woe,
How many sighing hearts I have not skill to show,
But I the prouder grew and still this spake therefore:

Go, go, go, seek some other where, importune me no more.
Then spake fair Venus’ son, that proud victorious boy,
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Savita Tyagi 20 November 2019
Beautiful poem filled with honesty and wisdom. Vanity never did good to anybody.
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M Asim Nehal 20 November 2018
Yes repetition took it to a different level....
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Susan Williams 25 January 2018
Repetition is such a powerful tool. Wisdom here seems to be gained too late.
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Go, go, go, seek some other where, importune me no more. I like it
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* Sunprincess * 05 June 2014
.............such a beautiful poem....believe he knew exactly what to say.... ...........................~~~~~~ love love love ~~~~~~................................
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