Archived Love Poems


Absence by Richard Jago

With leaden foot Time creeps along
...While Delia is away:
With her, nor plaintive was the song,
...Nor tedious was the day.

Ah, envious Pow'r! reverse my doom;
...Now double thy career,
Strain ev'ry nerve, stretch ev'ry plume,
...And rest them when she's here!

.....Absence by Richard Jago (1715-81)


Daily Romantic Poetry

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Sunday, 24-Jun-2018 15:07:25 GMT

Archived Love Quote: Thank you my dear. You came and you did well to come. I needed you. You have made love blaze up in my breast - bless you! Bless you often as the hours have been endless to me while you were gone..... Sappho, verse