Beauty is but a flower . . .   Leave a comment

Aspen Draw August 2013Beauty is but a flower . . .  — Computer Art by kenne

Beauty is but a flower
Which wrinkles will devour;
Brightness falls from the air;
Queens have died young and fair;
Dust hath closed Helen’s eye.
I am sick, I must die.
Lord, have mercy on us!

— from In Time of Plague, by Thomas Nashe

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