François Villon

(c. 1431 – after 5 January 1463 / Paris)

L'envoy


Princess, by whom my hope is fed,
My heart thee prays in lowlihead
To prune the ill boughs overgrown,
Nor slay Love's tree, nor plant instead
Another tree, save this alone.

Submitted: Thursday, March 29, 2012
Edited: Thursday, March 29, 2012

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