A Celebration of Women Writers

"An Epitaph on her Self" [fragment] by Mrs. Anne Killigrew (c.1660-1685).
From Killigrew, Anne. Poems  1686. Facs. edn., ed. R. E. Morton. Gainesville, Florida: Scholars, 1967. pp. 82.

An Epitaph on her Self.

WHen I am Dead, few Friends attend my Hearse,
And for a Monument, I leave my VERSE.

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