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To A Harlot, Tho’ Dear

18 Feb

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When all is told upon your eventide,
of beauty, yours, now served to one,
with ageless craft of virtues denied,
for you, dear harlot, deserved of sun;
when all guests of your bed chamber
have but shed reserves, now done,
may your bed, with its soft camber,
ne’er hold still love’s staid aversion.

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Posted by on February 18, 2016 in My Poetry

 

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2 responses to “To A Harlot, Tho’ Dear

  1. Yang Ho

    February 18, 2016 at 8:09 pm

    I like the classic style, and the flow is great, but I was a little thrown off by the softness of “aversion” as a rhyme. Would this be a slant rhyme?

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    • Daniel J. Antil

      February 18, 2016 at 8:32 pm

      Perhaps so… I intended it in keeping with the combinations of the rhyming phrases. I suppose it could be made more direct… I shall consider that. Thank you for your praise and astute comment.

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