Category Archives: Romance

Will the House of Windsor Turn into a House of Cards?

Title: Will the House of Windsor Turn into a House of Cards? What happens to British society when the class structure that underpins it is challenged? Author: R.S. Locke Publisher: Medium Source : https://royalsuitor.medium.com/will-the-house-of-windsor-turn-into-a-house-of-cards-d344db7076d9 The Internet, Online, 24/02/2021 Sample Text … Continue reading

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Wild Nights—Wild Nights! By Emily Dickinson

A Love Poem For Valentine’s Day Wild Nights – Wild Nights!Were I with theeWild Nights should beOur luxury! Futile – the winds –To a heart in port –Done with the compass –Done with the chart! Rowing in Eden –Ah, the … Continue reading

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Sonnet 130 By W.Shakespeare

My mistress’ eyes are nothing like the sun; Coral is far more red than her lips’ red; If snow be white, why then her breasts are dun; If hairs be wires, black wires grow on her head. I have seen … Continue reading

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The Passionate Shepherd to His Love By

Come live with me and be my love, And we will all the pleasures prove, That Valleys, groves, hills, and fields, Woods, or steepy mountain yields.  2 And we will sit upon the Rocks, Seeing the Shepherds feed their flocks, … Continue reading

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Great Book On The Romantic Poets – The Anxiety Of Influence

Title: The Anxiety Of Influence: A Theory of Poetry  (5 stars from me) Author: Harold Bloom Publisher: Oxford University Press, 1997 (2nd Edition) ISBN (10) : 0195112210 ISBN (13) : 978-0195112214    

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Happy Valentines Day

St.Valentine’s Day: http://www.catholic.org/saints/saint.php?saint_id=159 St. Valentine, the Real Story: http://www1.cbn.com/st-valentine-real-story Saint Valentine (Latin: Valentinius) is a widely recognized third-century Roman saint commemorated on February 14 and associated since the High Middle Ages with a tradition of courtly love.

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No Words – Just Powerful Emotion

Title:Ex-Lovers Stood in Silence When They Met Each Other for the First Time After 30 Years. Author: Idealist Forever Full Text & Source: http://idealist4ever.com/marian-and-ulay-ex-lovers-artists/ The Internet, Online, 7/12/2015 Comment: Wow, this is just beautiful. The power of true love never … Continue reading

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Classic Love and Romance Poems – Great Site

Title: Classic Love and Romance Poems Author: The Romantic Full Text & Source: http://www.theromantic.com/poetryclassic/main.htm The Internet, Online, 31/10/2015 Sample Text: Here is one of the web’s largest selections of some of the most beloved and famous love poetry throughout the … Continue reading

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British Women Romantic Poets, 1789 – 1832

Title: British Women Romantic Poets, 1789 – 1832 Author: British Women Romantic Poets Project,  Charlotte Payne Full Text & Source: http://digital.lib.ucdavis.edu/projects/bwrp/ The Internet, Online, 27/10/2015 Sample Text: The British Women Romantic Poets Project is a digital initiative of the UC … Continue reading

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The Passionate Shepherd to His Love By Christopher Marlowe

Come live with me and be my love, And we will all the pleasures prove, That Valleys, groves, hills, and fields, Woods, or steepy mountain yields. 2 And we will sit upon the Rocks, Seeing the Shepherds feed their flocks, … Continue reading

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The 10 best love poems

Title: The 10 best love poems Author: Felicity Capon Full Text & Source: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/books/what-to-read/top-10-romantic-poems/ The Internet, Online, 15/9/2015 Sample Text: She Walks in Beauty Lord Byron (1788-1824) Arguably the most romantic poem in English literature, Byron’s words are hauntingly beautiful. … Continue reading

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Shall I Come, Sweet Love? By Thomas Campion

Shall I come, sweet Love, to thee When the evening beams are set? Shall I not excluded be, Will you find no feigned let? Let me not, for pity, more Tell the long hours at your door. Who can tell … Continue reading

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For some we loved By Omar Khayyam

For some we loved, the loveliest and the best That from His vintage rolling Time hath pressed, Have drunk the Cup a round or two before, And one by one crept silently to rest.

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A Lovers Call By Khalil Gibran

A Lovers Call Where are you, my beloved? Are you in that little Paradise, watering the flowers who look upon you As infants look upon the breast of their mothers? Or are you in your chamber where the shrine of … Continue reading

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Great Irish Romances: W.B. Yeats and Maud Gonne

Title: Great Irish Romances: W.B. Yeats and Maud Gonne Author: Lisa Fortin Jackson Full Text & Source: http://thewildgeese.irish/profiles/blogs/love-in-a-time-of-turmoil-w-b-yeats-and-maud-gonne The Internet, Online, 26/6/2015 Sample Text: It could rightfully be considered in an inauspicious start to a great love story, when years … Continue reading

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A Selection From The Love Poetry Of William Butler Yeats

Title: A Selection from the Love Poetry of William Butler Yeats Author: William Butler Yeats Publisher: University College Cork (CELT: Corpus of Electronic Texts) Full Text & Source: http://www.ucc.ie/celt/published/E900041-001.html The Internet, Online, 12/6/2015 Sample Text: Early Poems 1890–1892 The Pity … Continue reading

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THE COMPLAINT OF A FORSAKEN INDIAN WOMAN By William Wordsworth

[When a Northern Indian, from sickness, is unable to continue his journey with his companions; he is left behind, covered over with Deer-skins, and is supplied with water, food, and fuel if the situation of the place will afford it. … Continue reading

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Love Is By Adrian Henri

Love is… Love is feeling cold in the back of vans Love is a fanclub with only two fans Love is walking holding paintstained hands Love is. Love is fish and chips on winter nights Love is blankets full of … Continue reading

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‘Valentine’ by John Fuller

The things about you I appreciate may seem indelicate: I’d like to find you in the shower and chase the soap for half an hour. I’d like to have you in my power and see your eyes dilate. I’d like … Continue reading

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Bright Star By John Keats

Bright star, would I were stedfast as thou art—          Not in lone splendour hung aloft the night And watching, with eternal lids apart,          Like nature’s patient, sleepless Eremite, The moving waters at their priestlike task          Of pure ablution round earth’s … Continue reading

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