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(9 August 1631 – 1 May 1700 / Northamptonshire, England)

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Marriage A-La-Mode

Why should a foolish marriage vow,
Which long ago was made,
Oblige us to each other now
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  • Richard ikolo (8/6/2013 10:30:00 PM)

    True love knows no divorce.Read and comment on poems by Richard Ikolo.

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  • Babatunde Aremu (8/6/2013 10:05:00 AM)

    Love is to be endured. There is no perfect straight road without a bend. All we need is understanding. Nice poem, I like it.

  • Emeyazia Iwe Chukwudi (8/6/2013 5:17:00 AM)

    When love turns sour then its best to depart than hurt each other. Nice poem.

  • Leslie Alexis (heaven Is My Home) (8/6/2013 1:23:00 AM)

    Love is like day and night. Every relationship has day (passion and all it's goodness) and night (want to strangle your lover) ... It's the cycle of love.

  • Barb Mcavaney (8/6/2012 3:56:00 PM)

    Oh how true this poem is. I have lived it and now happy as can be. A marriage that has died is so toxic to live by.

  • Dj Consuelo (8/6/2012 2:44:00 PM)

    A la mode a marriage is a toad. One day it's beautiful the next it gives you warts. Don't be a poet about it, it's all for show. Such that Edgar Allan Poe doesn't even know!

  • Carlos Echeverria (8/6/2012 10:51:00 AM)

    17 century free love...the Age of Aquarius began with Dryden? Who'd a thunk it?

  • Dr Hitesh Sheth (8/6/2012 1:02:00 AM)

    Love dies before the lover in our breast-
    Savitri
    Sri Aurobindo...............
    So True..........................

  • Oliver Leong (8/6/2010 11:31:00 AM)

    What should I do if I can't find empathy from novels or poem?

  • Joseph Poewhit (8/6/2010 4:50:00 AM)

    [ More like each take your corner and come out fighting ]. Though marriage is for stability of family and the kids. It is the backbone of society. The Bible takes of a life long perspective and frowns on remarriage

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