False though She be
FALSE though she be to me and love,
I'll ne'er pursue revenge;
For still the charmer I approve,
Though I deplore her change.
In hours of bliss we oft have met:
They could not always last;
And though the present I regret,
I'm grateful for the past.
DayPoems Poem No. 423
<a href="http://www.daypoems.net/poems/423.html">False though She be by William Congreve</a>
The DayPoems Poetry Collection, www.daypoems.net
Timothy Bovee, editor