Poetry Explorer- Classic Contemporary Poetry, JEALOUSY, by MARY ELIZABETH COLERIDGE



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First Line: The myrtle bush grew shady
Last Line: "even so!' said the queen."
Alternate Author Name(s): Anodos
Subject(s): Jealousy; Love


"The myrtle bush grew shady
Down by the ford.' --
"Is it even so?' said my lady.
"Even so!' said my lord.
"The leaves are set too thick together
For the point of a sword.'
"The arras in your room hangs close,
No light between!
You wedded one of those
That see unseen." --
"Is it even so?' said the King's Majesty.
"Even so!' said the Queen.







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