Mikolaj Sep Szarzynski

(1550 - 1581 / Poland)

Mikolaj Sep Szarzynski Poems

1. Song Iv 1/1/2004
2. Song V 1/1/2004
3. Sonnet Vi 1/1/2004
4. Song I 1/1/2004
5. Sonnet Ii 1/1/2004
6. Sonnet I 1/1/2004
7. Sonnet V 1/1/2004
8. Song Vi 1/1/2004
9. Fortune's Statue 1/1/2004
10. Song Ii 1/1/2004
11. Cupid's Statue 1/1/2004
12. Song Iii 1/1/2004
13. Sonnet Iii (To The Virgin Mary) 1/1/2004
14. Epitaph To Rome 1/1/2004
15. Sonnet Iv 1/1/2004
Best Poem of Mikolaj Sep Szarzynski

Sonnet Iv

Peace is happiness, but war is our plight
Under the heavens. He -- prince of the night,
Severe captain-- and the World's vanity
Work for our corruption diligently.


Not enough is this, mighty Lord of all!
The Body, our home for fleeting pleasures,
Envies heedlessly the Spirit's treasures
Constantly craving our eternal fall.


How shall I wage a battle so terrible,
Frail, yet headstrong, a soul in isolation?
King Universal, Peace most veritable,
In Thee alone is hope of my salvation!


Do Thou, Lord, place me safely next to Thee
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