John Suckling Poems

John Suckling was an English poet who was born in 1609. He is remembered as a Cavalier poet and for inventing cribbage. Of his many poems, his most commonly studied is Ballade upon a Wedding.’ He is also remembered for his drama, including Aglaura and The Goblins. 

The Constant Lover

by John Suckling

‘The Constant Lover’ by Sir John Suckling presents an interesting view of love. It’s told from the perspective of a man who has recently fallen for a new woman.

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