Recent Poems

From you have I been absent in the spring… (Sonnet 98) by William Shakespeare

February 20, 2014By 0 Comments

This sonnet expresses a deep longing for her. It’s his way of telling her “I miss you”. From you have I been absent in the spring, When proud-pied April, dressed in all his trim, Hath put a spirit of youth in everything, That heavy Saturn laughed and leaped with him, Yet nor the lays of […]

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Along the Sun-Drenched Roadside by Rainer Maria Rilke

February 18, 2014By 0 Comments

  Rilke paints an image of man who is in search for unknown lands and for himself. He is taking a daring journey to find answers and to pursue what he is passionate about. Like most young people, he includes traveling as the way to search for meaning and find purpose in life. Along the […]

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You, you only, exist by Rainer Maria Rilke

February 13, 2014By 0 Comments

This poem is about true love- a long and lasting kind of love that has so much beauty and passion. You, you only, exist. We pass away, till at last, our passing is so immense that you arise: beautiful moment, in all your suddenness, arising in love, or enchanted in the contraction of work. It […]

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Love song- Rainier Maria Rilke

February 13, 2014By 0 Comments

This sweet love poem written with questions, expresses how he is into her. He mentions how his soul is intertwined with hers. For him, it is undeniable that he and she are soul mates, a kind of cosmic connection that no one and nothing can ever compare. He further expresses his vulnerability towards her, that […]

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Tie Your Heart At Night To Mine, Love, by Pablo Neruda

February 12, 2014By 0 Comments

This love poem for her from Pablo Neruda is a wonderful incorporation of the elements of love and elements of nature. It is an expression of immense love and the depths of his bond with her especially at night. Tie your heart at night to mine, love, and both will defeat the darkness like twin […]

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because it’s by E. E. Cummings

February 6, 2014By 0 Comments

This is a cunning love poem for her. You’ll never guess it’s a charming love poem once you reach the last word. It’s a poem written in springtime. It is when everything buds and blooms and brings so much beauty to the surroundings. Perhaps, he, too, loves Spring. It gives him a different energy – […]

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All for Love by Lord Byron

February 6, 2014By 0 Comments

All for Love is a beautiful poem from Lord Byron. It talks so much about how love conquers the many other pursuits of mankind like glory, fame and youth. O TALK not to me of a name great in story;  The days of our youth are the days of our glory;  And the myrtle and […]

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I Carry Your Heart by E. E. Cummings

February 4, 2014By 0 Comments

This lovely rhythmic poem from E.E. cummings that expresses so much love and appreciation for her – he tells her how dear she is to him. I carry your heart I carry your heart with me (I carry it in my heart) I am never without it (anywhere I go you go, my dear ;and […]

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Love Sonnet 138 by William Shakespeare

December 12, 2013By 0 Comments

This love poem speaks in volume about the importance of trust in his relationship with her. A short yet punchy poem about the vulnerability in humans – the capacity to lie even to the one you love the most. These lying and suppressing of the truth is understandably part of our nature. We lie because […]

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I Remember You As You Were by Pablo Neruda

December 7, 2013By 0 Comments

Through this poem, Pablo Neruda proves to be a romantic by depicting emotions through the incorporation and portrayal of nature. I remember you as you were in the last autumn.  You were the grey beret and the still heart. In your eyes the flames of the twilight fought on And the leaves fell in the […]

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