Poetry of Sir Thomas Wyatt: And Wilt Thou Leave Me Thus?

Sir Thomas Wyatt’s poem ‘And Wilt Thou Leave Me Thus?’ is a simple lyric that was intended to be sung to the accompaniment of one or more instruments and it tells a tale of such personal interest and immediacy that it is quite easy to imagine it being sung by a contemporary pop or RnB singer. The basic theme is ‘will you leave me like this? Please don’t’ – how many other songs have exactly this principal concern?

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