LOVE POEMS

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I love my love with a v
Because it is like that
I love my love with a b
Because I am beside that
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Gertrude Stein

I Do Not Love You Except Because I Love You
I do not love you except because I love you;
I go from loving to not loving you,
From waiting to not waiting for you
My heart moves from cold to fire.
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Pablo Neruda

Upon Love:By Way Of Question And Answer
I bring ye love. QUES. What will love do?
ANS. Like, and dislike ye.
I bring ye love. QUES. What will love do?
ANS. Stroke ye, to strike ye.
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Robert Herrick

Mariana
Not for me marring or making,
Not for me giving or taking;
I love my Love and he loves not me,
I love my Love and my heart is breaking.
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Christina Rossetti

The Sea-Maidâ??s Song
'OH, love me! love me!'
The sea-maid sings ori the pebbly shoreâ??
'Love me! oh, love me!'
The tears they gather, the tears run o'er;
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Augusta Davies Webster

Love Makes
Love makes bitter things sweet.
Love turns copper to gold.
With love dregs settle into clarity.
With love suffering ceases.
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Mewlana Jalaluddin Rumi

Do You Love Me?
A lover asked his beloved,
Do you love yourself more
than you love me?
The beloved replied,
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Mewlana Jalaluddin Rumi

Much And More
When thy heart, love-filled, grows graver,
And eternal bliss looks nearer,
Ask thy heart, nor show it favour,
Is the gift or giver dearer?
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George MacDonald

Dialogue
Be patient, Life, when Love is at the gate,
And when he enters let him be at home.
Think of the roads that he has had to roam.
Think of the years that he has had to wait.
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Walter Conrad Arensberg

379. Songâ??fragmentâ??love For Love
ITHERS seek they ken na what,
Features, carriage, and a' that;
Gie me love in her I court,
Love to love maks a' the sport.
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Robert Burns

The Faithless Shepherdess
While that the sun with his beams hot
Scorchèd the fruits in vale and mountain,
Philon the shepherd, late forgot,
Sitting beside a crystal fountain
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Anonymous

Sonnet Xiv: If Thou Must Love Me
If thou must love me, let it be for nought
Except for love's sake only. Do not say
"I love her for her smile--her look--her way
Of speaking gently,--for a trick of thought
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Elizabeth Barrett Browning

The Love Sonnets Of Proteus. Part Ii: To Juliet: Xxii
ON THE NATURE OF LOVE
You ask my love. What shall my love then be ?
A hope, an aspiration, a desire?
The soul's eternal charter writ in fire
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Wilfrid Scawen Blunt

Xiv (If Thou Must Love Me, Let It Be For Nought)
If thou must love me, let it be for nought
Except for love's sake only. Do not say
"I love her for her smile--her look--her way
Of speaking gently,--for a trick of thought
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Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Love, What Is Love
LOVE - what is love? A great and aching heart;
Wrung hands; and silence; and a long despair.
Life - what is life? Upon a moorland bare
To see love coming and see love depart.
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Robert Louis Stevenson

Sonnet 62: Late, Tir'D With Woe
Late tir'd with woe, ev'n ready for to pine,
With rage of love, I call'd my love unkind;
She is whose eyes Love, though unfelt, doth shine,
Sweet said that I true love in her should find.
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Sir Philip Sidney

New Love And Old
In my heart the old love
Struggled with the new;
It was ghostly waking
All night through.
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Sara Teasdale

I Love Thee
I love theeâ??I love thee!
'Tis all that I can say;â??
It is my vision in the night,
My dreaming in the day;
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Thomas Hood

The Great Fires
Love is apart from all things.
Desire and excitement are nothing beside it.
It is not the body that finds love.
What leads us there is the body.
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Jack Gilbert

Old Love And New
In my heart the old love
Struggled with the new,
It was ghostly waking
All night through.
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Sara Teasdale

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Popular Poems

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To R A A, by Katharine Tynan
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