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Thomas Bateson

(1570-1630 / England)

Poems of Thomas Bateson

1. Love is The Fire 12/31/2002
2. Phyllis, farewell 12/31/2002
3. Sister, Awake! Close not Your Eyes 5/9/2001

Love is The Fire

Love is the fire that burns me,
The smokes are thoughts confused,
Which dim my soul, my soul,
And hath my sense abused.
Though fire to ashes turn me,
Yet doth the smoke more grieve me,
That dims my mind,
Whose light should still relieve me.

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