Alexander Pope

(21 May 1688 – 30 May 1744 / London / England)

You Know Where You Did Despise - Poem by Alexander Pope

You know where you did despise
(Tother day) my little Eyes,
Little Legs, and little Thighs,
And some things, of little Size,
You know where.

You, tis true, have fine black eyes,
Taper legs, and tempting Thighs,
Yet what more than all we prize
Is a Thing of little Size,
You know where.

Form: Epigram


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Poem Submitted: Friday, January 3, 2003



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