Saturday, 22 April 2017

This coyness lady were no crime

Aubretia from
the garden
Day 22 and the Poetry School
prompt: take a line from a poem
by another poet.  Used each of the
words to end each of your lines.
So I set myself a tricky task here
but couldn't resist a line from
Marvell's To His Coy Mistress,
which I studied at school,
really liked the words and rhythm,
and never forgot.

Here is the start:

The edges of the neat grass in this
geologic garden checked the coyness
of aubretia the mustard of ladies ...

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