Epigram

EPIGRAM

TO A LADY RECOVERED FROM A DANGEROUS
SICKNESS

Life plucks thee back as by the golden hair—
Life, who had feigned to let thee go but now.
Wealthy is Death already and can spare
Ev'n such a prey as thou.

WILLIAM WATSON





MLA citation: Watson, William. "Epigram" The Yellow Book 2 (July 1894): 289. The Yellow Nineties Online. Ed. Dennis Denisoff and Lorraine Janzen Kooistra. Ryerson University, 2010. Web. [Date of access]. http://www.1890s.ca/HTML.aspx?s=YBV2_watson_epigram.html