The Kiss

'I saw you take his kiss!' ''Tis true.'
'O, modesty!' ' 'Twas strictly kept:
He thought me asleep; at least I knew
He thought I thought he thought I slept.'

by Coventry Patmore

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A poem beautifully wrapped in one quatrain. Embellished in a musical rhyme scheme of ab ab So short and well expressed. Sylva-Onyema Uba.