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100 Best Love Poems of All Time, the (2003) [Anthology]
by Dante Alighieri Elizabeth Akers Allen Guillaume Apollinaire Margaret Atwood W.H. Auden Charles Baudelaire Samuel Beckett Aphra Behn Hilaire Belloc Elizabeth Bishop William Blake Anne Bradstreet Richard G. Brautigan Anne Brontë Robert Browning Elizabeth Barrett Browning Charles Bukowski Robert Burns George Gordon Byron Catullus William Cavendish Geoffrey Chaucer Sandra Cisneros Frances Cornford E.E. Cummings Emily Dickinson John Donne Michael Drayton George Etherege Juliana Horatia Ewing Kenneth Fearing Robert Frost Federico García Lorca Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Robert Graves Frantisek Halas Donald Hall Thomas Hardy A.E. Housman Langston Hughes Ted Hughes Leigh Hunt Juan Ramón Jiménez Ben Jonson John Keats Robert Kogan James Laughlin D. H. Lawrence Edward Lear Li Po Amy Lowell Katherine Mansfield Christopher Marlowe Andrew Marvell Edna St. Vincent Millay John Milton Lady Mary Wortley Montagu Edwin Morgan Howard Moss Ogden Nash Pablo Neruda Frank O'Hara Gregory Orr Thomas Otway Octavio Paz Sylvia Plath Edgar Allan Poe Alexander Pushkin Rainer Maria Rilke Theodore Roethke Christina Rossetti Rumi Sappho William Shakespeare Karl Shapiro Percy Bysshe Shelley Izumi Shikibu Sir Philip Sidney Gertrude Stein Sir John Suckling Wislawa Szymborska Rabindranath Tagore Tao-Sheng Sara Teasdale Alfred Tennyson James Thomson Herbert Trench Tu Fu Judith Viorst Margaret Walker Walt Whitman William Carlos Williams John Wilmot Yvor Winters William Wordsworth William Butler Yeats Zenodotos Rating: Weighted - 8.6 / Average - 9.0 of 10 (1 votes) (Rate!)
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Words of love...and seduction, heartbreak, adoration, and passion. Here in this portable treasury are the 100 most moving and memorable love poems of all time, each accompanied by an illuminating introduction.

Edited by Leslie Pockell


  • La Vita Nuova by Dante Alighieri
  • Shall I Compare Thee to a Summer's Day? by William Shakespeare
  • Shall I Compare Thee to a Summer's Day? by Howard Moss
  • Who Ever Loved by Christopher Marlowe
  • Excerpt from Paradise Lost (Book IV) by John Milton
  • To Helen by Edgar Allen Poe
  • A Red, Red Rose by Robert Burns
  • She Tells Her Love While Half Asleep by Robert Graves
  • Last Night You Left Me and Slept by Rumi
  • I Prithee Send Me Back My Heart by Sir John Suckling
  • I Carry Your Heart with Me by e.e. cummings
  • The Avenue by Frances Cornford
  • The Bargain by Sir Philip Sidney
  • The Mirabeau Bridge by Guillaume Apollinaire
  • To the Bridge of Love by Juan Ramon Jiminez
  • She Walks in Beauty by Lord Byron
  • The Ragged Wood by William Butler Yeats
  • Night Thoughts by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
  • The Gardener by Rabindranath Tagore
  • To the Harbormaster by Frank O'Hara
  • To a Stranger by Walt Whitman
  • True Love by Judith Viorst
  • Love 20 Cents the First Quarter Mile by Kenneth Fearing
  • Jenny Kiss'd Me by Leigh Hunt
  • Juliet by Hilaire Belloc
  • Song to Celia by Ben Jonson
  • Your Catfish Friend by Richard Brautigan
  • The Owl and the Pussy-Cat by Edward Lear
  • Love Song to Alex, 1979 by Margaret Walker
  • When Sue Wears Red by Langston Hughes
  • Those Who Love by Sara Teasdale
  • Reprise by Ogden Nash
  • One Word Is Too Often Profaned by Percy Bysshe Shelley
  • I Do Not Love You by Pablo Neruda
  • Gifts by Juliana Horatia Ewing
  • At Last by Elizabeth Akers Allen
  • To Alice B. Toklas by Gertrude Stein
  • Valentine by Donald Hall
  • Love's Secret by William Blake
  • I Knew a Woman by Theodore Roethke
  • Love for a Hand by Karl Shapiro
  • It Is the Third Watch [Unknown Author]
  • The Enchantment by Thomas Otway
  • The Silken Tent by Robert Frost
  • Love Song by William Carlos Williams
  • Wild Nights! by Emily Dickinson
  • She Comes Not When Noon Is on the Roses by Herbert Trench
  • Between Your Sheets by Lady Mary Wortley Montagu
  • The Jewels by Charles Baudelaire
  • Song 5 to Lesbia by Catullus
  • The Vine by James Thomson
  • Excerpt from The Song of Songs [anonymous, attributed to King Solomon]
  • Confession by Frantisek Halas
  • I Loved You by Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin
  • Excerpt from Merciless Beauty by Geoffrey Chaucer
  • He Is More than a Hero by Sappho
  • To His Mistress by John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester
  • To Little or No Purpose by Sir George Etheridge
  • Touch by Octavio Paz
  • Lady Love by Samuel Beckett
  • Love Poem by Gregory Orr
  • I Want to Breathe by James Laughlin
  • A Statue of Eros by Zenodotos
  • Come Quickly by Izumi Shikibu
  • Let Me Not to the Marriage of True Minds by William Shakespeare
  • Habitation by Margaret Atwood
  • September by Ted Hughes
  • Love Letter by Sylvia Plath
  • Marriage Morning by Alfred, Lord Tennyson
  • To My Dear and Loving Husband by Anne Bradstreet
  • Fulfillment by William Cavendish
  • How Do I Love Thee? by Elizabeth Barrett Browning
  • Meeting at Night by Robert Browning
  • Sonnet XXX by Edna St. Vincent Millay
  • Camomile Tea by Katherine Mansfield
  • Decade by Amy Lowell
  • Wear Me by Robert Kogan
  • The Marriage by Yvor Winters
  • Married Love by Tao-Sheng
  • The River Merchant's Wife by Li Po
  • To His Coy Mistress by Andrew Marvell
  • Nothing Twice by Wislawa Szymborska
  • Strawberries by Edwin Morgan
  • True Love by Robert Penn Warren
  • When I Was One-and-Twenty by A.E. Housman
  • Thunderstorm in Town by Thomas Hardy
  • On the Balcony by D.H. Lawrence
  • Love Song by Rainer Maria Rilke
  • Moonlit Night by Tu Fu
  • Sonnet of Sweet Complaint by Frederico Garcia Lorca
  • Since There's No Help by Michael Drayton
  • Love Arm'd by Aphra Behn
  • The Lost Love by William Wordsworth
  • Echo by Christina Rossetti
  • Reminiscence by Anne Bronte
  • For Jane by Charles Bukowski
  • Funeral Blues by W.H. Auden
  • Vino Tinto by Sandra Cisneros
  • One Art by Elizabeth Bishop
  • To Fanny Brawne by John Keats
  • A Valediction Forbidding Mourning by John Donne

Original title: The 100 Best Love Poems of All Time
Original languages: Various


Genre: PoetryVerseLove

The following works are contained within this one:
     One Art (1976) [Poem]
      Author: Elizabeth Bishop
This work contains excerpts from the following works :
     Paradise Lost (1667) [Novel]
      Author: John Milton

Edition #1: The 100 Best Love Poems of All Time

The 100 Best Love Poems of All Time (2003)
Edition Details:

Language: English

Edited by: Leslie Pockell
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The 100 Best Love Poems of All Time (January 2003)

Format: Paperback
Publisher: Grand Central Publishing
ISBN: 0446690228
Dimensions: 5.3 x 8.0 x 0.4
Pages: 208

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