Poetry Explorer- Classic Contemporary Poetry, THE GOD OF WEALTH, by TIMOCREON



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THE GOD OF WEALTH, by             Poet's Biography
First Line: Blind god plutus, better far
Last Line: All its miseries, every one!
Alternate Author Name(s): Timokreon Of Rhodes
Subject(s): Wealth; Riches; Fortunes


BLIND god Plutus, better far
Had you hidden, never seen
On island or peninsular,
Seas, or continents between!
Better had you kept your place
Down in depths of Acheron --
Who but you has brought our race
All its miseries, every one!





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