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Golden Age

This golden age This reign Majesty and poetry A woman above all men A thunderstorm With lightning shot through Above all the games The courtiers do The golden tresses Red lips of flame This reign This golden age This queen … Continue reading

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Craven

These dreadful days Blood spilled by heresy and lies A swordsman’s blade Or the fire’s eyes All the same to dusty death Spirits of cold righteousness Demand their place In darkest history And all the reigns of kings Just men … Continue reading

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Henry VIII to Anne Boleyn

My lady our love is now The blackest rose And wherefore now these tidings Do I suppose Arose from bloodied rituals The ones I chose? Where once my love for you A flame, a joy apart A treasure of great … Continue reading

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