I arise from dreams of thee
In the first sweet sleep of night,
When the winds are breathing low,
And the stars are shining bright.
I arise from dreams of thee,
And a spirit in my feet
Hath led me - who knows how? -
To thy chamber window, Sweet!
Percy Bysshe Shelley
The best love poetry is passionate and timeless, expressing our deepest feelings and strongest desires with grace and emotion. Ranging from Sappho, Chaucer and Shakespeare through to Emily Dickinson and Christina Rossetti, this elegantly illustrated anthology presents a selection of moving and enduring poems that speak straight to the heart.
Max Morris's love of poetry began when he was interrailing round Europe as a teenager, with just a volume of poems to while away the hours. Ever since then, he has been passionate about sharing the joys of poetry through his many anthologies.