Treasure Island

Geoffrey Chaucer

(c. 1343 – 25 October 1400 / London, England)

Poems of Geoffrey Chaucer

1. A Balade of Complaint 5/13/2001
2. A Ballad of Gentleness 12/31/2002
3. A Ballad Sent to King Richard 12/31/2002
4. A Cook 4/5/2010
5. A Rondel of Merciless Beauty - The Original 4/5/2010
6. Against Women Unconstant 12/31/2002
7. An ABC 5/13/2001
8. Anelida and Arcite 5/13/2001
9. Balade 1/4/2003
10. Book Of The Duchesse 5/13/2001
11. Chaucer's Prophecy 12/31/2002
12. Chaucer's Tale of Meliboeus 4/4/2012
13. Chaucer's Tale of Sir Thopas 4/4/2012
14. Chaucers Wordes unto Adam 5/13/2001
15. Chaucer's Words to His Scrivener 1/3/2003
16. Fortune 5/13/2001
17. Gentilesse 5/13/2001
18. Good Counsel of Chaucer 12/31/2002
19. La Priere de Nostre Dame 12/31/2002
20. Lak of Stedfastnesse 5/13/2001

Book Of The Duchesse

THE PROEM

I have gret wonder, be this lighte,
How that I live, for day ne nighte
I may nat slepe wel nigh noght,
I have so many an ydel thoght
Purely for defaute of slepe
That, by my trouthe, I take no kepe
Of no-thing, how hit cometh or goth,

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