Famous Love Poetry has some of the most famed love poetry written

Welcome to my page on Famous Love Poetry, where we shall be looking at famous love verses from the pen of some of the most renown poets.

Shakespeare, Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Robert Burns, Lord Byron, Coleridge, Emily Dickinson, e e cummins, Robert Frost, Keats, Edgar Allen Poe, Carl Sandburg, Shelley, Tennyson, Walt Whitman, Wordsworth, Matthew Arnold, Pushkin, Christina Rossetti and many others contribute richly to Famous Love poetry. All together, over 50 famous love poems that illustrate the genius and brilliance of these literary legends in the best genre of all - love poetry!

As I have already mentioned elsewhere, no other poetry subject attracted more attention than love poetry, and no other genre of poetry contains a library of works richer! You will then of course not be surprised to learn that this subject inspired the worlds best poets to write some of the best known and famous love poetry.

The overworked muses of love verse always conspired to bring out the best from the greatest writers. Alfred, Lord Tennyson rightly declaimed:

"Tis better to have loved and lost Than never to have loved at all.."

Historically, most poets have contributed their fair share to famous love poetry, because they all found inspiration in the effects of falling in love, unrequited love and reciprocated love. Their experiences ran the entire gamut of this wondrous emotion, and is captured in a panoramic way by the famous quotations on the subject attributable to very many of them. Here are some of these famous quotes for your enjoyment!

"Love is not love that alters when it alteration finds." William Shakespeare

"He that falls in love with himself will have no rivals." Benjamin Franklin

"If you would be loved, love and be lovable." Benjamin Franklin

"Love built on beauty, soon as beauty, dies." John Donne

"I have great hopes that we shall love each other all our lives as much as if we had never married at all." Lord Byron

"The way to love anything is to realize that it might be lost." G. K. Chesterton

"Romantic love is an illusion. Most of us discover this truth at the end of a love affair or else when the sweet emotions of love lead us into marriage and then turn down their flames". Thomas Moore

"Love is a spirit of all compact of fire." William Shakespeare

"The course of true love never did run smooth." William Shakespeare

"Love, free as air at sight of human ties, Spreads his light wings, and in a moment flies." Alexander Pope

"Love seeketh not itself to please, nor for itself hath any care, but for another gives its ease, and builds a Heaven in Hell's despair." William Blake

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Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Lord Byron

Edgar Allan Poe

Emily Dickinson 1

Emily Dickinson 2






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