Treasure Island

David Wood

(07 April 1950 / London)

Sonnet 37: Those Sweet Lips That Nature Designed For Thee


Those sweet lips that nature designed for thee
Made especially for love and kissing
Does now with harsh words sorely rebuke me
Love in your heart is now surely missing.
Oh, what have I now done to earn thy wrath?
Was it what I said about thy mother
That more often she needs to take a bath
And now you will go and tell thy brother.
But my sweet, I jest, surely thou dost know
Thy sweet mother is always in my heart,
The ends of the earth I would surely go
For her joy I would always play the part.
Mothers-in-law are always a treasure
But do not incur thy wife’s displeasure.

Submitted: Thursday, July 04, 2013
Edited: Thursday, July 04, 2013
Listen to this poem:

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

What do you think this poem is about?



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?

Poet's Notes about The Poem

I jest!

Comments about this poem (Sonnet 37: Those Sweet Lips That Nature Designed For Thee by David Wood )

Enter the verification code :

Read all 2 comments »

PoemHunter.com Updates

New Poems

  1. " Change " it's our aspiration!, sisirachandra vaduge
  2. Women, Gbolagade Taiwo
  3. Desire, Gangadharan nair Pulingat..
  4. I Love You, Melika Gillard
  5. Firaq yar ko dagha..., Azhar Sabri
  6. Save Mother!, tolu ogundare
  7. சின்னச் சின்ன பையா வா!, Dr.V.K. Kanniappan
  8. Infinite journey., Gangadharan nair Pulingat..
  9. Feelings Unfelt, RUBAB ATWAL
  10. Dear person, hasmukh amathalal

Poem of the Day

poet Edmund Spenser

My love is like to ice, and I to fire:
How comes it then that this her cold so great
Is not dissolved through my so hot desire,
But harder grows the more I her entreat?
...... Read complete »

   

Trending Poems

  1. Daffodils, William Wordsworth
  2. If, Rudyard Kipling
  3. Annabel Lee, Edgar Allan Poe
  4. My Love Is Like To Ice, Edmund Spenser
  5. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  6. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  7. No Man Is An Island, John Donne
  8. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings, Maya Angelou
  9. If You Forget Me, Pablo Neruda
  10. My Teacher, My Hero, Geneen Alyssa Meyers

Trending Poets

[Hata Bildir]