Edmund Waller

Edmund Waller was an English poet and politician. His reputation has declined since his death but at one point his work was considered to be highly influential and was commonly read. He was admired by other poets of his time and was described by Francis Atterbury as the “Parent of English Verse.” Read more of Edmund Waller’s Biography.

Go, Lovely Rose

by Edmund Waller

‘Go, Lovely Rose’ by Edmund Waller is addressed to a sweet and wonderours rose being sent to a speaker’s object of affection.

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