by Robert Herrick

SAPPHO, I will choose to go
Where the northern winds do blow
Endless ice and endless snow :
Rather than I once would see
But a winter's face in thee,
To benumb my hopes and me.

Herrick, Robert. Works of Robert Herrick. vol II.
Alfred Pollard, ed.
London, Lawrence & Bullen, 1891. 83.

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