From Shakespeare and Rossetti to Auden, Armitage and Carol Ann Duffy, Poetry Please: Love Poems is a treasury of the nation's favourites.
'What will survive of us is love.'
In this new anthology poets from across the ages lead us on a journey of love in its many forms. From Shakespeare to Rossetti, Keats to Auden, Byron to Browning an beyond, as well as a host of contemporary voices including Wendy Cope, Simon Armitage and Carol Ann Duffy, this new gathering of timeless love poems speaks to the heart about this most universal of themes.
Whether in marriage or heartbreak, friendship or infatuation, whether in pursuit of the unattainable ideal or else settling down together for life, whether in love or out of it, you will find poems here to touch the heart. A vital assembly of our most treasured and enduring love poems.
About the Author
BBC Radio 4's Poetry Please is the longest-running broadcast of verse anywhere in the world. First aired in 1979, the programme, a request show which broadcasts to two million listeners a week, has become a unique record of the country's best-loved poems over the decades since its inception.
Number Of Pages: 208
Published: 27th January 2016
Publisher: Faber and Faber
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 19.8 x 15.6 x 1.4
Weight (kg): 0.17