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Before The Birth Of One Of Her Children - Poem by Anne Bradstreet

All things within this fading world hath end,
Adversity doth still our joys attend;
No ties so strong, no friends so dear and sweet,
But with death's parting blow are sure to meet.
The sentence past is most irrevocable,
A common thing, yet oh, inevitable.
How soon, my Dear, death may my steps attend,
How soon't may be thy lot to lose thy friend,
We both are ignorant, yet love bids me
These farewell lines to recommend to thee,
That when the knot's untied that made us one,
I may seem thine, who in effect am none.
And if I see not half my days that's due,
What nature would, God grant to yours and you;
The many faults that well you know I have
Let be interred in my oblivious grave;
If any worth or virtue were in me,
Let that live freshly in thy memory
And when thou feel'st no grief, as I no harmes,
Yet love thy dead, who long lay in thine arms,
And when thy loss shall be repaid with gains
Look to my little babes, my dear remains.
And if thou love thyself, or loved'st me,
These O protect from stepdame's injury.
And if chance to thine eyes shall bring this verse,
With some sad sighs honor my absent hearse;
And kiss this paper for thy dear love's sake,
Who with salt tears this last farewell did take.


Comments about Before The Birth Of One Of Her Children by Anne Bradstreet

  • Gold Star - 66,259 Points Susan Williams (2/23/2016 12:41:00 PM)

    I think women in times of great stress often think they may perhaps die and want to leave a message for their loved ones- thank goodness most of the time the women survive and then feel perhaps a little foolish for their fears. (Report) Reply

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Poems About Birth

  1. 1. Before The Birth Of One Of Her Children , Anne Bradstreet
  2. 2. An Ode Of The Birth Of Our Saviour , Robert Herrick
  3. 3. The Birth Of Love , William Wordsworth
  4. 4. Bennett Birth , Alexander Galahad
  5. 5. Midnight Birth , David Domansky
  6. 6. The Birth Of The Doric Nation , George Pararas-Carayannis
  7. 7. Birth , H H Rutledge
  8. 8. The Birth Of Wisdom , Margaret Foley Byassee
  9. 9. The Birth Of A Rose , Mary Polachek
  10. 10. The Birth Of A Poem , Noel Fabri
  11. 11. The Birth Of A Fawn , Stanley Watson
  12. 12. Scotland Land Of My Birth , Susanna Burton Goehler Campb ..
  13. 13. Birth Of Darkness , Theresa Bailey Delashmit
  14. 14. Prayer Before Birth , Louis Macneice
  15. 15. Soul's Birth , Sara Teasdale
  16. 16. On Stella's Birth-Day, 1719 , Jonathan Swift
  17. 17. The Angel That Presided O'Er My Birth , William Blake
  18. 18. On My Wife's Birth-Day , Christopher Smart
  19. 19. A True Account Of The Birth And Concepti.. , Charles Sackville
  20. 20. Birth Day , Elise Paschen
  21. 21. Birth-Dues , Robinson Jeffers
  22. 22. Sonnet 04: Not In This Chamber Only At M.. , Edna St. Vincent Millay
  23. 23. Sonnet 91: Some Glory In Their Birth, So.. , William Shakespeare
  24. 24. The Birth Of The Opal , Ella Wheeler Wilcox
  25. 25. Sonnet: Birth Of Doctor John Celes , Dr. A.Celestine Raj Manohar ..
  26. 26. Birth And Death Cycle , Rajaram Ramachandran
  27. 27. Ramayan Part 02 - The Birth Of Ram And H.. , Rajaram Ramachandran
  28. 28. Birth And Death , Algernon Charles Swinburne
  29. 29. Death And Birth , Algernon Charles Swinburne
  30. 30. The New Birth , Jones Very
  31. 31. Birth-Day Ode 01 , Robert Southey
  32. 32. Birth-Day Ode 02 , Robert Southey
  33. 33. Birth-Day Ode 03 , Robert Southey
  34. 34. A Poem For The Birth-Day Of The Right Ho.. , Anne Kingsmill Finch
  35. 35. 0107 To Jh On The Birth Of A Daughter , Michael Shepherd
  36. 36. Day Of Birth , Marco Adade
  37. 37. Birth Of Despair , Aidan Ross
  38. 38. The Birth Of The Daffodil , Herbert Nehrlich
  39. 39. Poetry Before Birth (With Apologies To M.. , Tony Jolley
  40. 40. The Birth Of Night , Chris Tusa
  41. 41. Birth Of Punk Rock , Michael Philips
  42. 42. The Re-Birth Remembered , Ben Barton
  43. 43. Song Of Birth [*july,15th 05*] , arsyad paripurna II
  44. 44. The Birth Of Loss , John Sarvay
  45. 45. Birth Day , Otteri Selvakumar
  46. 46. Blake - (Before Birth) . , David Lewis Paget
  47. 47. Birth Pains (To The Mothers Of The World) , Gil Gregorio
  48. 48. From Birth To The Grave , Jonathan Goldman a.k.a JGthe ..
  49. 49. Birth Day , AHO Speaks
  50. 50. A Wintry Birth , Charles Chaim Wax
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