Written In Her French Psalter

No crooked leg, no bleared eye,
No part deformed out of kind,
Nor yet so ugly half can be
As is the inward suspicious mind.

by Queen Elizabeth I

Comments (7)

Queen Elizabeth I rocks! This is an awesome truth put simply yet with a touch of intrigue! I have got to check out the rest of her poems here!
Truth is amazingly expressed in this brilliant poem. Simple words express the broader sense. An amazing sharing is done...10
She lived in a world of paranoia and betrayal.. James McLain
Suspicious mind is worse than all deformities of mankind says the poet, it seems!
A bitter truth of human life expressed in simple terms. Loved reading the poem.
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