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August 25, 2006

Give Me A Kiss

Give me a kiss, and to that kiss a score;
Then to that twenty, add a hundred more:
A thousand to that hundred: so kiss on,
To make that thousand up a million.
Treble that million, and when that is done,
Let's kiss afresh, as when we first begun.
—Robert Herrick, English Poet (1591–1674)

Source: Garrison Keillor's The Writer's Almanac for Thursday, August 24, 2006
See also: Luminarium.org's Life of Robert Herrick

Posted by niganit at August 25, 2006 8:20 AM
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