534. Song—Fragment—Why tell the lover
WHY, why tell thy lover
Bliss he never must enjoy”?
Why, why undeceive him,
And give all his hopes the lie?
O why, while fancy, raptur’d slumbers,
“Chloris, Chloris” all the theme,
Why, why would’st thou, cruel—
Wake thy lover from his dream?
| Best Poems | Short Poems
Email Poem |
More Poems by Robert Burns
Comments, Analysis, and Meaning on 534. Song—Fragment—Why tell the lover
Provide your analysis, explanation, meaning, interpretation, and comments on the poem 534. Song—Fragment—Why tell the lover here.
Commenting turned off, sorry.