By all love's soft, yet mighty powers,
It is a thing unfit,
That men should fuck in time of flowers,
Or when the smock's beshit.
Fair nasty nymph, be clean and kind,
And all my joys restore;
By using paper still behind,
And sponges for before.
My spotless flames can ne'er decay,
If after every close,
My smoking prick escape the fray,
Without a bloody nose.
If thou would have me true, be wise,
And take to cleanly sinning,
None but fresh lovers' pricks can rise,
At Phyllis in foul linen.
| Best Poems | Short Poems
Email Poem |
Top John Wilmot Poems
Analysis and Comments on By All Loves Soft Yet Mighty Powers
Provide your analysis, explanation, meaning, interpretation, and comments on the poem By All Loves Soft Yet Mighty Powers here.
Commenting has been disabled for now.