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Amarantha

To Amarantha

Amarantha sweet and fair,

Ah, braid no more that shining hair!

As my curious hand or eye

Hovering round thee, let it fly!


Richard Lovelace (1618-1658)

Origin

  • greek: Unfading; refers to the Amaranth plant with dense bulbous green and red flowers. The plant is so named because the flowers retain their color even when dried.

Nicknames

Alternative Spellings

Syllables: 4

International Variations

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