Synopses & Reviews
The world for me, and all the world
can hold, is circled by your arms. . . .
--James Weldon Johnson [p. 48]
True love is eternal--and in poetry, it speaks across the ages to both men and women, reminding us of its power, constancy, and depth. In this lovely literary valentine, nearly a hundred evocative, tender poems from some of the most inspired poets of our time celebrate love longed for and finally found; love requited and unrequited; love secret and blazoned across the sky; loves past, present, and yet to come.
An incomparable collection of beauty and grace, Love in Verse pays fitting tribute to the world's most treasured emotion.
This lovely literary valentine features more than 100 poems by such famous authors as Andrew Marvel, Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Samuel Coleridge, Christina Rossetti, and Sara Teasdale--all paying fitting tribute to love, the world's most treasured emotion. Size A. 128 pp.
About the Author
Kathleen Blease is a writer and editor. Four years ago, she found her true love, Roger, and they eloped just three months after they met. They are now living in historic Easton, PA, where they are raising their two small children.