Giles Fletcher The Younger

(1588 - 1623 / Alderton, Suffolk)

Giles Fletcher The Younger Poems

1. A Description Of Mercy 10/21/2014
2. A Description Of Justice 10/21/2014
3. The Heavenly Jerusalem 1/1/2004
4. Wooing Song 1/1/2004
5. Christ's Triumph After Death (Excerpts) 1/1/2004
Best Poem of Giles Fletcher The Younger

Christ's Triumph After Death (Excerpts)

I
But now the second Morning, from her bow'r,
Began to glister in her beams, and now
The roses of the day began to flow'r
In th' eastern garden; for Heav'ns smiling brow
Half insolent for joy begun to show:
The early Sun came lively dancing out,
And the brag lambs ran wantoning about,
That heav'n, and earth might seem in triumph both to shout.


II
Th' engladded Spring, forgetfull now to weep,
Began t' eblazon from her leafy bed,
The waking swallow broke her half-year's sleep,
And every bush lay deeply ...

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