Pierre de Ronsard

Poems of Pierre de Ronsard

1. Deadly Kisses 1/1/2004
2. His Ladys Death 1/1/2004
3. Ladys Tomb 1/1/2004
4. On His Ladies Waking 1/1/2004
5. Roses 1/1/2004
6. The Rose 1/1/2004
7. To His Young Mistress 1/1/2004
8. To The Moon 1/1/2004


I send you here a wreath of blossoms blown,
And woven flowers at sunset gathered,
Another dawn had seen them ruined, and shed
Loose leaves upon the grass at random strown.
By this, their sure example, be it known,
That all your beauties, now in perfect flower,
Shall fade as these, and wither in an hour,
Flowerlike, and brief of days, as the flower sown.

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