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Poem by Edmund Waller


To One Married to an Old Man


Since thou wouldst needs,
Bewitched with some ill charms,
Be buried in those monumental arms,
All we can wish is, may that earth lie light
Upon thy tender limbs, and so goodnight. 



Edmund Waller


Edmund Waller's other poems:
  1. On the Friendship Betwixt Two Ladies
  2. To a Lady Singing a Song of His Composing
  3. The Self Banished
  4. To the King
  5. Of My Lady Isabella Playing on the Lute


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