Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett eloped to Italy. 'How I do Love Thee' is the 43rd of 44 sonnets which trace the evolution in love of the two. 'How I do Love Thee' is justly famous as a delightful celebration of the promised eternity of enduring love
Classic Love Collection
Poets have always written poems about love. We have put together a collection of recordings of some of the best classic love poems, introduced and read for you by today’s poets. From Elizabeth Barrett Browning asking "How do I love thee?" to Lord Byron declaring "She walks in beauty like the night", these poems are all about that universal theme of love.
Share this collection with the one you love on Twitter or Facebook. Download the Classic Love Collection as a gift for that special someone or, even better, profess your love by Sponsoring a Poem in dedication to your significant other. If you're feeling especially brave, you could use this collection as inspiration to pen your own verses. Who says romance is dead!
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True love, says the poet, is like a sea mark, placed on the coast to give sailors a constant point of reference, or like a star by which one can navigate. Shakespeare's Sonnet's are a meditation on the nature of constant love.