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Famous Love Poems

  1. Annabel Lee
    by Edgar Allan Poe
    “It was many and many a year ago,
    In a kingdom by the sea,”
  2. Sonnet 18: Shall I Compare Thee to a Summer's Day
    by William Shakespeare
    “Shall I compare thee to a summer’s day?
    Thou art more lovely and more temperate:”
  3. Sonnet 43: How Do I Love Thee?
    by Elizabeth Barrett Browning
    “How do I love thee? Let me count the ways.
    I love thee to the depth and breadth and height ”
  4. She Walks in Beauty
    by George Gordon, Lord Byron
    “She walks in beauty, like the night
    Of cloudless climes and starry skies;”
  5. The Lady of Shalott
    by Alfred, Lord Tennyson
    “On either side the river lie
    Long fields of barley and of rye,”
  6. The Highwayman
    by Alfred Noyes
    “The wind was a torrent of darkness among the gusty trees.
    The moon was a ghostly galleon tossed upon cloudy seas.”
  7. The Passionate Shepherd To His Love
    by Christopher Marlowe
    “Come live with me and be my love,
    And we will all the pleasures prove,”
  8. To My Dear and Loving Husband
    by Anne Bradstreet
    “If ever two were one, then surely we.
    If ever man were loved by wife, than thee;”
  9. A Red, Red Rose
    by Robert Burns
    “O my Luve is like a red, red rose
    That’s newly sprung in June;”
  10. A Valentine
    by Edgar Allan Poe
    “For her this rhyme is penned, whose luminous eyes,
    Brightly expressive as the twins of Loeda,”
  11. Love and Friendship
    by Emily Brontë
    “Love is like the wild rose-briar,
    Friendship like the holly-tree—”
  12. Love’s Philosophy
    by Percy Bysshe Shelley
    “The fountains mingle with the river
    And the rivers with the ocean,”
  13. Love’s Secret
    by Percy William Blake
    “Never seek to tell thy love,
    Love that never told can be;”
  14. Remember
    by Christina Rossetti
    “Remember me when I am gone away,
    Gone far away into the silent land;”
  15. The Good-Morrow
    by John Donne
    “I wonder, by my troth, what thou and I
    Did, till we loved? Were we not weaned till then?”
  16. When We Two Parted
    by George Gordon, Lord Byron
    “When we two parted
    In silence and tears,”
  17. Ae Fond Kiss
    by Robert Burns
    “Ae fond kiss, and then we sever;
    Ae fareweel, and then forever!”
  18. Maud Muller
    by John Greenleaf Whittier
    “Maud Muller, on a summer's day,
    Raked the meadow sweet with hay.”
  19. To One in Paradise
    by Edgar Allan Poe
    “Thou wast that all to me, love,
    For which my soul did pine—”
  20. Remembrance
    by Emily Brontë
    “Cold in the earth—and the deep snow piled above thee,
    Far, far removed, cold in the dreary grave!”
  21. The Bait
    by John Donne
    “Come live with me, and be my love,
    And we will some new pleasures prove”
  22. A Birthday
    by Christina Rossetti
    “My heart is like a singing bird
    Whose nest is in a watered shoot;
  23. Love's Growth
    by John Donne
    “I scarce believe my love to be so pure
    As I had thought it was,”
  24. Bedouin Love Song
    by Bayard Taylor
    “From the Desert I come to thee
    On a stallion shod with fire;

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