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Poem by Mary Elizabeth Coleridge


Jealousy


The myrtle bush grew shady
Down by the ford.
Is it even so? said my lady.
Even so! said my lord.
The leaves are set too thick together
For the point of a sword.

The arras in your room hangs close,
No light between!
You wedded one of those that see unseen.
Is it even so? said the Kings Majesty.
Even so! said the Queen. 



Mary Elizabeth Coleridge


Mary Elizabeth Coleridge's other poems:
  1. Come Home!
  2. Our Lady
  3. The Witch
  4. Marriage
  5. A Moment


Poems of the other poets with the same name:

  • Rupert Brooke Jealousy ("When I see you, who were so wise and cool")

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