by Robert Herrick
SEEST thou that cloud that rides in state,
Part ruby-like, part candidate
It is no other than the bed
Where Venus sleeps half-smothered.
Candidate, robed in white.
Herrick, Robert. Works of Robert Herrick. vol II.
Alfred Pollard, ed.
London, Lawrence & Bullen, 1891. 86.
Created by Anniina Jokinen on July 11, 1999.