Against Love – Katherine Philips

Hence Cupid! with your cheating toys, Your real griefs, and painted joys, Your pleasure which itself destroys. Lovers like men in fevers burn and rave,…

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A Retir’d Friendship – Katherine Philips

Come, my Ardelia, to this bowre, Where kindly mingling Souls a while, Let’s innocently spend an houre, And at all serious follys smile Here is…

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6th April 1651 L’Amitie: To Mrs. M. Awbrey – Katherine Philips

Soule of my soule! my Joy, my crown, my friend! A name which all the rest doth comprehend; How happy are we now, whose sols…

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