RSSLove Poems

The Flight of Love

The Flight of Love

Love Poem by:  Percy Bysshe Shelley WHEN the lamp is shatter’d The light in the dust lies dead¡ª When the cloud is scatter’d The rainbow’s glory is shed. When the lute is broken 5 Sweet tones are remember’d not; When the lips have spoken Lov’d accents are soon forgot. As music and splendour Survive not […]

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O Love! Thou Makest All Things Even

O Love! Thou Makest All Things Even

Love Poem by:  Sarah Fuller Flower Adams O Love! thou makest all things even In earth or heaven; Finding thy way through prison-bars Up to the stars; Or, true to the Almighty plan, That out of dust created man, Thou lookest in a grave,–to see Thine immortality!

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Silentium Amoris

Silentium Amoris

Love Poem by: Oscar Wilde As often-times the too resplendent sun Hurries the pallid and reluctant moon Back to her sombre cave, ere she hath won A single ballad from the nightingale, So doth thy Beauty make my lips to fail, And all my sweetest singing out of tune. And as at dawn across the […]

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Sonnets 04: Only Until This Cigarette Is Ended

Sonnets 04: Only Until This Cigarette Is Ended

Love Poem by: Edna St. Vincent Millay Only until this cigarette is ended, A little moment at the end of all, While on the floor the quiet ashes fall, And in the firelight to a lance extended, Bizarrely with the jazzing music blended, The broken shadow dances on the wall, I will permit my memory […]

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The Definition Of Love

The Definition Of Love

Love Poem by: Andrew Marvell My love is of a birth as rare As ’tis for object strange and high: It was begotten by Despair Upon Impossibility. Magnanimous Despair alone Could show me so divine a thing, Where feeble Hope could ne’er have flown But vainly flapped its tinsel wing. And yet I quickly might […]

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