English poetry

Poems in English

O Hymen! O Hymenee!

O Hymen! O Hymenee!

O HYMEN! O hymenee!
Why do you tantalize me thus?
O why sting me for a swift moment only?
Why can you not continue? O why do you now cease?
Is it because, if you continued beyond the swift moment, you would soon certainly kill
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Poem O Hymen! O Hymenee! - Walt Whitman