Thomas Morley

(1557 - 1602 / England)

On a Fair Morning as I Came by the Way


On a fair morning, as I came by the way,
Met I with a merry maid in the merry month of May,
When a sweet love sings his lovely lay,
And every bird upon the bush bechirps it up so gay.
With a heave and ho! with a heave and ho!
Thy wife shall be thy master, I trow.
Sing care away, care away, let the world go!
Hey, lustily, all in a row, all in a row,
Sing care away, care away, let the world go!

Submitted: Friday, January 03, 2003

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

What do you think this poem is about?



Read poems about / on: world, love

Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Comments about this poem (On a Fair Morning as I Came by the Way by Thomas Morley )

Enter the verification code :

There is no comment submitted by members..

PoemHunter.com Updates

New Poems

  1. because we're both globe-trotters, Mandolyn ...
  2. Interior Constraint, RoseAnn V. Shawiak
  3. Silent voice, DEEPAK KUMAR PATTANAYAK
  4. The Gentlemen For Me, Poetic Lilly Emery
  5. The eyes of the stars is the eyes of Sta.., Raymond Sawyer
  6. Let's Live in Peace, Tirupathi Chandrupatla
  7. I Dry My Tears, Poetic Lilly Emery
  8. Valley of an autumn's night, Raluca Mitra
  9. The stars that touch a rose is the star.., Raymond Sawyer
  10. *Halloween Stroll, Alice Vedral Rivera

Poem of the Day

poet Geoffrey Chaucer

Compleyne ne koude, ne might myn herte never,
My peynes halve, ne what torment I have,
Though that I sholde in your presence ben ever,
Myn hertes lady, as wisly he me save
...... Read complete »

   

Member Poem

Trending Poems

  1. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  2. Annabel Lee, Edgar Allan Poe
  3. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  4. Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night, Dylan Thomas
  5. Dreams, Langston Hughes
  6. If You Forget Me, Pablo Neruda
  7. The Raven, Edgar Allan Poe
  8. Phenomenal Woman, Maya Angelou
  9. Invictus, William Ernest Henley
  10. If, Rudyard Kipling

Trending Poets

[Hata Bildir]