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Poem by Robert Burns


On Maria


PRAISE Woman still, his lordship roars;
  Deserved or not, no matter!
But thee, whom all my soul adores,
  Even Flattery cannot flatter.
Maria, all my thought and dream,
  Inspires my vocal shell;
The more I praise my lovely theme,
  The more the truth I tell.



                      Robert Burns


Robert Burns's other poems:
  1. Scroggam
  2. Lines Written on a Bank-note
  3. Lines Written at Loudon Manse
  4. To Alex Cunningham, Writer
  5. How Lang And Dreary


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