Poetry Explorer- Classic Contemporary Poetry, TO PHYLLIS, by ALBERT PAYSON TERHUNE



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TO PHYLLIS, by             Poet's Biography
First Line: I said your beauty shamed the rose's blush
Last Line: To hear itself compared, dear heart, to you!
Subject(s): Beauty


I SAID your beauty shamed the rose's blush;
You thought the simile was trite, untrue;
But, oh, I saw each rose for pleasure flush
To hear itself compared, dear heart, to you!





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