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Poem by Richard Crashaw


Upon the Infant Martyrs


To see both blended in one flood,
The mothers milk, the childrens blood,
Makes me doubt if heaven will gather
Roses hence, or lilies rather.



Richard Crashaw


Richard Crashaw's other poems:
  1. On the Prodigal
  2. On Mr. G. Herbert's Book
  3. Christ Crucified
  4. In the Holy Nativity of our Lord
  5. Charitas Nimia; or, The Dear Bargain


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