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.


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  • Mohammed Asim Nehal (11/20/2018 2:52:00 AM)

    Wisely written poem, I admire her outspokenness.(Report)Reply

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  • Susan WilliamsSusan 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 MahakulKumarmani 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

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  • James MclainJames Mclain (1/25/2018 7:49:00 AM)

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

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  • Ramesh T ARamesh 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

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

    A bitter truth of human life expressed in simple terms.
    Loved reading the poem.(Report)Reply

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  • Bernard F. AsuncionBernard F. Asuncion (1/25/2018 12:57:00 AM)

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

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  • Molaire Jules (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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