Treasure Island

John Lydgate

(1370 - 1450 / Lidgate, Suffolk)

That now is hay some-tyme was grase


Who clymbeth hyest gothe ofte base,
Ensample in medowes thow mayst se
That nowe is heye some tyme was grase.

Lenvoye.
Go forth anon, thou short dite,
Bydde folke not trust this worlde at all,
Bydde theme remembre on e cite
Which is a-bove celestiall;
Of precious stones bylt is the wall,
Who clymbeth theder gothe nevar base,
Out of that place may be no fall,
Ther is no heye but all fresh grase.

Submitted: Friday, April 16, 2010

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?

Comments about this poem (That now is hay some-tyme was grase by John Lydgate )

Enter the verification code :

There is no comment submitted by members..

PoemHunter.com Updates

New Poems

  1. Picasso: Pentads, Frank Avon
  2. Picasso, Frank Avon
  3. A Dream, Steve Kittell
  4. Waiting on my time, Gypsy Pain
  5. Mohabbat kaamil ho gayi, Ahatisham Alam
  6. Single Dad, louis rams
  7. A Victim of Love?, Mr. Nobody
  8. The Ugly Brother, Von Kimball Barney
  9. Khwaabon ki Haqikat, Ahatisham Alam
  10. THE BIRTH LAND, Abhishek Kumar Singh

Poem of the Day

poet Walt Whitman

ARM’D year! year of the struggle!
No dainty rhymes or sentimental love verses for you, terrible year!
Not you as some pale poetling, seated at a desk, lisping cadenzas
piano;
...... Read complete »

   

Trending Poems

  1. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  2. Stafford's Cabin, Edwin Arlington Robinson
  3. Dreams, Langston Hughes
  4. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  5. Phenomenal Woman, Maya Angelou
  6. Annabel Lee, Edgar Allan Poe
  7. If You Forget Me, Pablo Neruda
  8. Nothing Gold Can Stay, Robert Frost
  9. Alone, Edgar Allan Poe
  10. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings, Maya Angelou

Trending Poets

[Hata Bildir]