The Digital Index of Middle English Verse
DIMEV 6445
IMEV 4037
NIMEV 4037
When the nightengale sings the woods waxen green
April, a love lyric — five four-line monorhyming stanzas
Subjects: spring; lovers, addresses to beloved
Versification: — four-line — aaaa

Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Harley 2253, ff. 80v-81
First Lines:
When þe nyhtegale singes þe wodes waxen grene
Lef ant gras ant blosme springes in aueryl y wene…
Last Lines:
…Suete lemmon y preðe þe pou louie me a stounde
Y wole mone my song on wham þat hit ys on ylong
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