George Wither

(11 June 1588 – 2 May 1667 / Bentworth, Hampshire)

George Wither Poems

1. Shall I Wasting in Despair 1/3/2003
2. A Christmas Carol 1/3/2003
3. I Loved a Lass 1/3/2003
4. The Choice 1/3/2003
5. A Widow's Hymn 1/3/2003
6. Her Beauty 4/16/2010
7. A Sonnet Upon a Stolen Kiss 4/16/2010
8. For Anniversary Marriage-Days 4/16/2010
9. From A Satire Written To King James I 4/16/2010
10. Lilies Without, Lilies Within 4/16/2010
11. Song II 4/16/2010
12. A Poet's Home 4/16/2010
13. Lord! When Those Glorious Lights I See 4/16/2010
14. Sonnet: On A Stolen Kiss 4/16/2010
15. Rhomboidal Dirge 4/16/2010
16. A Rocking Hymn 4/16/2010
17. Song I 4/16/2010
18. Prelude 4/16/2010
19. Sonnet 5 - I wandered out a while agone, 4/16/2010
20. Sonnet: On The Death Of Prince Henry 4/16/2010

The Choice

Me so oft my fancy drew
Here and there, that I ne’er knew
Where to place desire before
So that range it might no more;
But as he that passeth by
Where, in all her jollity,
Flora’s riches in a row
Do in seemly order grow,
And a thousand flowers stand

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