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Poem by Coventry Patmore

The Kiss

'I saw you take his kiss!' ''Tis true.'
'O, modesty!' ' 'Twas strictly kept:
He thought me asleep; at least I knew
He thought I thought he thought I slept.' 

                      Coventry Patmore

Coventry Patmore's other poems:
  1. Lallegro
  2. The Spirit's Depths
  3. The Rosy Bosomd Hours
  4. Faint Yet Pursuing
  5. The Foreign Land

Poems of the other poets with the same name:

  • Sara Teasdale The Kiss ("I HOPED that he would love me")

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