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A Bachelor to a Married Flirt

by Ella Wheeler Wilcox

"A Bachelor to a Married Flirt is a poem that warns a married woman of the dangers of flirting with other men." A Bachelor to a Married Flirt is a poem by Ella Wheeler Wilcox that was first published in 1883. The poem is addressed to a married woman who is flirting with other men. The bachelor warns the woman that her behavior is dangerous and could lead to her downfall. He tells her that she is playing with fire and that she could easily get burned. The poem is written in a rhyming couplet format and is full of vivid imagery. Wilcox uses strong language to paint a picture of the danger that the woman is in. She tells the woman that she is "playing with fire" and that she is "treading on thin ice." She also warns the woman that she could "lose her husband" and "her good name." A Bachelor to a Married Flirt is a cautionary tale about the dangers of flirting. It is a reminder that actions have consequences and that one should be careful not to play with fire. The poem is still relevant today, as it speaks to the dangers of infidelity and the importance of fidelity in marriage.

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Ella Wheeler Wilcox was an American author and poet. Her works include Poems of Passion and Solitude, which contains the lines "Laugh, and the world laughs with you; weep, and you weep alone." Her aut...

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