Phineas Fletcher

(1582 - 1650 / England)

Poems of Phineas Fletcher

1. A Litany 1/4/2003
2. Instability of Human Greatness 4/21/2010
3. The Apollyonists - Canto 1 4/21/2010
4. The Divine Lover 1/1/2004
5. The Dying Husband's Farewell 4/21/2010
6. The Happy Shepherd 4/21/2010

A Litany

DROP, drop, slow tears,
   And bathe those beauteous feet
Which brought from Heaven
   The news and Prince of Peace:
Cease not, wet eyes,
   His mercy to entreat;
To cry for vengeance
   Sin doth never cease.
In your deep floods

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