“What will survive of us is love” (Phillip Larkin. “An Arundel tomb”)
This anthology contains poems from across the ages .Well known poets from Keats to Armitage give us their take on love - what it is, what it does to us, what the loss of it feels like.
Marriage, first love, friendship, heartbreak, unrequited love - all these and more are dealt with here. This book is a treasure trove, a casket full of literary jewels there for the taking.
You will be familiar with some poems, but there are surprises. Find the answer to questions raised by poets like Robert Graves ”Why have such scores of lovely, gifted girls married impossible men?”, find out how Herrick liked ladies to dress , laugh at Dorothy Parker’s take on a lover’s present.
Learn about love and passion by reading the powerful, moving poems in this collection.
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