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Death Of A Queen


She died in 1694

Loved and hated for the crown she wore

Hoping for a male heir to the thrown

but a female is what they had grown

Still the mourners gathered round

to bid farewell to her lovely crown 

Six horses lined up two by two

Her chariot glistening with morning dew

Mary Stuart she was named

The Queen of England she had reigned

No celebration upon her birth

but tears fell as she was layed in the earth

A disapointed father 

Three babies born dead

but Mary carried on

with the crown upon her head

Born in the spring of 1662 

She died at the age of thirty two

Smallpox took their Queen away

on that dark December day

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  1. Date: 10/24/2012 4:52:00 PM

    A history lesson couched in language that makes it memorable...

    Hopkins Avatar Lori Hopkins Date: 10/24/2012 5:44:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    please excuse the typos in my reply to you :0
    Hopkins Avatar Lori Hopkins Date: 10/24/2012 5:42:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thak you. I wrote it in 5 minutes and don't know why I was reading about her but, well there it is. I'll be reading your wries after work. :)