Queen Elizabeth I

(1533-1603 / England)

Written In Her French Psalter - Poem by Queen Elizabeth I

No crooked leg, no bleared eye,
No part deformed out of kind,
Nor yet so ugly half can be
As is the inward suspicious mind.


Comments about Written In Her French Psalter by Queen Elizabeth I

  • Susan Williams (1/25/2018 10:36:00 PM)


    Queen Elizabeth I rocks! This is an awesome truth put simply yet with a touch of intrigue! I have got to check out the rest of her poems here! (Report) Reply

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  • Kumarmani Mahakul (1/25/2018 4:32:00 PM)


    Truth is amazingly expressed in this brilliant poem. Simple words express the broader sense. An amazing sharing is done...10 (Report) Reply

  • Is It Poetry James Mclain (1/25/2018 7:49:00 AM)


    She lived in a world of paranoia and betrayal.. James McLain (Report) Reply

  • Ramesh T A (1/25/2018 6:21:00 AM)


    Suspicious mind is worse than all deformities of mankind says the poet, it seems! (Report) Reply

  • Rajnish Manga (1/25/2018 1:59:00 AM)


    A bitter truth of human life expressed in simple terms.
    Loved reading the poem.
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  • Bernard F. Asuncion (1/25/2018 12:57:00 AM)


    Such a great write by Queen Elizabeth I👍👍👍 (Report) Reply

  • (7/3/2007 1:21:00 PM)


    Long live the queen! (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, May 17, 2001



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