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Tamer and Hawk by Thom Gunn

I thought I was so tough, But gentled at your hands, Cannot be quick enough To fly for you and show That when I go I go At your commands. Even in flight above I am no longer free: You … Continue reading

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To Althea, from Prison by Richard Lovelace

When Love with unconfinèd wings Hovers within my gates, And my divine Althea brings To whisper at my grates; When I lie tangled in her hair And fetter’d to her eye, The birds that wanton in the air Know no … Continue reading

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