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How can I love that which I loathe,
When sorrow heaves on childish joy?
Is woman, friend, or foe in cove
Of that my heart which saddness toy?

If woman then the vile kind,
Which masks then destroys emotion;
If friend, then of the jealous wind,
With a secret motive notion;

If foe, then as and of the best,
I wait, I yearn, I pace the night,
But can I name you with the rest?
I think not, for I love with might.


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The following comments are for "Woman, Friend, or Foe"
by mj20300

Women
I have been reading your work and I have come to the conclusion that you are a reincarnated Elizabeth poet.

A modern referance comes to mind.
'Women seem wicked
When you're unwanted' The Doors

And here is a poet/lyricist rock star of his day
Here is an example from the famous Elizabethan Lyricist/Lutist 'John Dowland'. I think you will find a truer voice if you study this fella's work. He is one of my favorites. Sting did an album of his works - worth buying

‘Can She Excuse My Wrong’

Can she excuse my wrong with virtue’s cloak?

Shall I call her good when she proves unkind?

Are those clear fires, which vanish into smoke?

Must I praise the leaves where no fruit I find?


Good job!

( Posted by: jonpenny [Member] On: January 9, 2010 )

nice
Awsome this!!

( Posted by: pablowilliams [Member] On: January 12, 2010 )





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