If my lover were a comet
Hung in air,
I would braid my leaping body
In his hair.
Yea, if they buried him ten leagues
Beneath the loam,
My fingers they would learn to dig
And I’d plunge home!
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|Sonnet 8 [Set me where as the sun doth parch the green]||Henry Howard|
|1609||Let me not to the marriage of true minds (Sonnet 116)||William Shakespeare|
|1648||To Sylvia, To Wed||Robert Herrick|
|1648||Of Love: A Sonnet||Robert Herrick|
|1678||To My Dear and Loving Husband||Anne Bradstreet|
|1700||The maidens came|
|1817||Sonnet VII [O Solitude! if I must with thee dwell]||John Keats|
|1818||Endymion, Book I, [A thing of beauty is a joy for ever]||John Keats|
|2016||Eros||Ralph Waldo Emerson|