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My True Love by Sir Philip Sidney

LibriVox logoLibriVox volunteers bring you 13 recordings of My True Love by Sir Philip Sidney (1554-1585). This was the weekly poetry project for May 24th, 2009.
http://www.archive.org/download/my_true_love_0905_librivox/mytruelove_sidney_rn_64kb.mp3″Running time=1m 12s (mp3@64kb)

My true-love hath my heart and I have his,
By just exchange one for the other given:
I hold his dear, and mine he cannot miss;
There never was a bargain better driven.
His heart in me keeps me and him in one;
My heart in him his thoughts and senses guides:
He loves my heart, for once it was his own;
I cherish his because in me it bides.
His heart his wound received from my sight;
My heart was wounded with his wounded heart;
For as from me on him his hurt did light,
So still, methought, in me his hurt did smart:
Both equal hurt, in this change sought our bliss,
My true love hath my heart and I have his.

This week’s poem can also be found here.

Download locations: mp3 128kb : mp3 64kb : ogg vorbis
Catalogue pages: LibriVox, Internet Archive.
Zip of the entire book (7.79MB@64kb), featuring all the different readers for this weeks poem.

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