Christopher Morley

(5 May 1890 – 28 March 1957 / Haverford, Pennslyvania)

Caught In The Undertow - Poem by Christopher Morley

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COLIN, worshipping some frail,
By self-deception sways her:
Calls himself unworthy male,
Hardly even fit to praise her.

But this tactic insincere
In the upshot greatly grieves him
When he finds the lovely dear
Quite implicitly believes him.


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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, April 20, 2010



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