Ten Poems about Love
Ten perspectives on the longing and pain, delight, infatuation and lasting happiness that answer to the name of ‘love’.
Perfect for Valentine’s Day, wedding or civil ceremony guest ‘favours’, anniversaries or for anyone in love.
i spell it out on this fridge door
you are so wonderful
i even like th way you snor
by Wendy Cope
Christopher Marlowe, The Passionate Shepherd to His Love
Louis MacNeice, Meeting Point
Charlotte Mew, I So Liked Spring
Stevie Smith, Conviction (iv)
Thomas Moore, Quantum est quod desit (To the brink but no further)
Miroslav Holub, Love
William Shakespeare, Sonnet 29
U. A. Fanthorpe, Atlas
Jane Holland, They are a Tableau at the Kissing-Gate
Wendy Cope, Magnetic
Illustrated by Lizzie Adcock.
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