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Love poetry "Love is an ocean of emotions." Love as seen today is just another four letter word, and provides great contrast to the olden time love that lasted through generations. Previously love was kind and seemed amazing when two hearts were combined. Love was pure and was something great that lovers could endure. Today's world is a materialistic world where love does not carry much significance compared to gifts and money. Today love is seen as a mathematical equation, to give and not to forget to take in return. Love is no longer taken as a gift sent from heaven. We had many poets in the past who trough their inspiring poems brought out the pain and happiness one receives in love. These great poets include, Elizabeth Barrett Browning (How do I love thee), Christina Rossetti (Remember, A Birthday), John Clare (First Love), Lord Byron (When We two Parted). Elizabeth Barrett (1806-1861), the poet of "How do I love thee" was born in England and lived in Herefordshire. ...read more.

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This also starts on a happy note and continues revealing the beautiful sights and sounds of love. This poem provides a great contrast to that of Christina Rossetti (Remember), John Clare (First Love), Lord Byron (When we two parted).These poems talk about parting and departing after experiencing love for the first time and death. A Birthday, by Christina Rossetti is similar to that of Browning's poem. Cristina Rossetti (1830-1896) was a Victorian poet whose poems mainly spoke about grief and loss and revolved upon the dark side of life. Her poem, a birthday speaks of the happy side of love. She highlights the satisfaction of pure love. In this poem nature is in its productivity through words like birds, peacocks, doves etc. which describes the richness and intensity of her love where she has used words like, gold, silver, fruit, rainbow, silk, etc. This poem talks about the return of lost love and the satisfaction achieved from it. She brings out the happiness through the most beautiful sites in the world. ...read more.

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He was regarded as the most important English poet of the natural world. The title itself suggests that the poet has fallen in love for the first time and feels the experience like he has never felt before. He is struck by her beauty and cannot forget her what-so-ever. He falls in love with her at once, love at first sight. In the second paragraph, he describes the symptoms of love as if it were an illness, as his blood rushed to his face. His world seems to have turned upside down as he is filled with passion and confusion of his newly found love. He describes himself as the flower and his lover as the winter as his analyses weather she is the right choice for him. He claims to never fall in love again as it causes great pain and so he parts from his natural desire to meet his lover. In all these love poems we see various writers trying to express their love trough different ways. Sometimes love is happy and sometimes love brings sadness. ...read more.

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