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.
What a great gift this is for Valentine’s Day! It’s a beautifully designed title that shares some of the most cherished and beloved love poems from over the years. Not sure what to give the man or woman who has inspired your heart? LOVE IN VERSE. –E. Zack, Senior Editor, The Ballantine Publishing Group
Published by Ballantine Books Dec 29, 1997| 144 Pages| 4-1/2 x 6-7/8| ISBN 9780449001288