John Fletcher

Aspatia's Song

LAY a garland on my herse
    Of the dismal yew;
Maidens, willow branches bear;
    Say, I died true.

My love was false, but I was firm
    From my hour of birth.
Upon my buried body lie
    Lightly, gentle earth!

About the poet
John Fletcher
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