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After the Lunch by Wendy Cope

On Waterloo Bridge, where we said our goodbyes, the weather conditions bring tears to my eyes. I wipe them away with a black woolly glove And try not to notice I’ve fallen in love. On Waterloo Bridge I am trying … Continue reading

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Imitated From The Welch by Samuel Taylor Coleridge

If, while my passion I impart, You deem my words untrue, O place your hand upon my heart — Feel how it throbs for you! Ah no! reject the thoughtless claim In pity of your Lover! That thrilling touch would aid … Continue reading

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First Love by John Clare

I ne’er was struck before that hour With love so sudden and so sweet, Her face it bloomed like a sweet flower And stole my heart away complete. My face turned pale as deadly pale, My legs refused to walk … Continue reading

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Volume 1 The Beginning by Russell Boyle

A first anthology of 28 poems: Traumatised House by the Sea Dear Sister Mondays The Beginning Element Number 14 Freedom Clinical Bully Boy Sensuality Rupture Heart Attack Heart Rope Men Locks Survival Loss Terrorism Lovelorn The Only Certainty Consultation First … Continue reading

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Never Love Unless by Thomas Campion

Never love unless you can Bear with all the faults of man: Men sometimes will jealous be Though but little cause they see; And hang the head, as discontent, And speak what straight they will repent. Men that but one … Continue reading

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Love Armed by Aphra Behn

Love in Fantastic Triumph sat, Whilst Bleeding Hearts around him flowed, For whom Fresh pains he did Create, And strange Tyrannic power he showed; From thy Bright Eyes he took his fire, Which round about, in sport he hurled; But … Continue reading

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The Disappointment by Aphra Behn

One Day the Amarous Lisander, By an impatient Passion sway’d, Surpris’d fair Cloris, that lov’d Maid, Who cou’d defend her self no longer; All things did with his Love conspire, The gilded Planet of the Day, In his gay Chariot, … Continue reading

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