The Passionate Pilgrim

The_Passionate_Pilgrim-tp

 

A Christopher Marlowe poem in a published book of 20 Shakespeare poems from 1599. Don’t you just love the enigma that is Shakespeare… more to come!

Live with me and be my love,
And we will all the pleasures prove
That hills and valleys, dales and fields, And all the craggy mountains yield.
 
There will we sit upon the rocks,
And see the shepherds feed their flocks, by shallow rivers, by whose falls melodious birds sing madrigals.

There will I make thee a bed of roses,
With a thousand fragrant posies,
A cap of flowers, and a kirtle
Embroidered all with leaves of myrtle.

A belt of straw and ivy buds,
With coral clasps and amber studs;
And if these pleasures may thee move,
Then live with me and be my love.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s