Released on 05 January 2012.
Struggling to find the right reading for someone's big day? Here's our pick of the most beautiful, moving and original lines ever written about love. Nothing too cheesy but still likely to bring on a few tears.
A poem by Walt Whitman.
Our pick of the most beautiful, moving and original verses ever written about love and marriage, from the romantic to the unusual and the traditional to the contemporary, there's something for every couple.
The Passionate Shepherd to His Loveby Christopher MarloweCome live with me, and be my love,
And we will all the pleasures prove,
That valleys, groves, hills and fields,
Woods, or steepy mountain yields.
This week's Friday poem is about one of our favourite topics, love. One of the pleasures of this poem is the way time is stretched and compressed to illustrate the speaker's argument. I love the lingering 'vegetable love', with each syllable given delicate attention, and the rushi...