Elizabeth Barrett Browning

(6 March 1806 – 29 June 1861 / Durham / England)

Elizabeth Barrett Browning Poems

161. Sonnet Xxxviii: First Time He Kissed Me 1/3/2003
162. Sonnet 35 - If I Leave All For Thee, Wilt Thou Exchange 1/13/2003
163. Sonnet 41 - I Thank All Who Have Loved Me In Their Hearts 1/13/2003
164. Sonnets From The Portuguese I 1/4/2003
165. Sonnet Xi: And Therefore If To Love 1/3/2003
166. Sonnet 24 - Let The World's Sharpness, Like A Clasping Knife 1/13/2003
167. Sonnet 11 - And Therefore If To Love Can Be Desert 1/13/2003
168. Iii 5/12/2001
169. To Flush, My Dog 5/13/2001
170. The House Of Clouds 5/13/2001
171. Sonnet 15 - Accuse Me Not, Beseech Thee, That I Wear 1/13/2003
172. Sonnet 44 - Beloved, Thou Hast Brought Me Many Flowers 1/13/2003
173. Sonnet 40 - Oh, Yes! They Love Through All This World Of Ours! 1/13/2003
174. Sonnet 13 - And Wilt Thou Have Me Fashion Into Speech 1/13/2003
175. Lord Walter's Wife 12/31/2002
176. Sonnet 12 - Indeed This Very Love Which Is My Boast 1/13/2003
177. Sonnet 03 - Unlike Are We, Unlike, O Princely Heart! 1/13/2003
178. Ii 5/12/2001
179. Sonnet 07 - The Face Of All The World Is Changed, I Think 1/13/2003
180. The Soul's Expression 5/13/2001
181. Sonnet 36 - When We Met First And Loved, I Did Not Build 1/13/2003
182. Sonnet 18 - I Never Gave A Lock Of Hair Away 1/13/2003
183. Sonnet 02 - But Only Three In All God's Universe 1/13/2003
184. Sonnets From The Portuguese Iv 1/4/2003
185. Sonnet 22 - When Our Two Souls Stand Up Erect And Strong 1/13/2003
186. Futurity 5/12/2001
187. Past And Future. 1/1/2004
188. Insufficiency 5/12/2001
189. Sonnet 27 - My Own Beloved, Who Hast Lifted Me 1/13/2003
190. Sonnet 42 - 'My Future Will Not Copy Fair My Past' 1/13/2003
191. Tears 5/12/2001
192. The Autumn 5/12/2001
193. Sonnet Xiv: If Thou Must Love Me 1/3/2003
194. Sonnet X: Yet Love, Mere Love 1/3/2003
195. Sonnet 21 - Say Over Again, And Yet Once Over Again 1/13/2003
196. Sonnet 06 - Go From Me. Yet I Feel That I Shall Stand 1/13/2003
197. Exaggeration 5/12/2001
198. Sonnet 01 - I Thought Once How Theocritus Had Sung 1/13/2003
199. Irreparableness 5/12/2001
200. Sonnet 38 - First Time He Kissed Me, He But Only Kissed 1/13/2003
Best Poem of Elizabeth Barrett Browning

How Do I Love Thee?

How do I love thee? Let me count the ways.
I love thee to the depth and breadth and height
My soul can reach, when feeling out of sight
For the ends of Being and ideal Grace.
I love thee to the level of every day's
Most quiet need, by sun and candlelight.
I love thee freely, as men strive for Right;
I love thee purely, as they turn from Praise.
I love with a passion put to use
In my old griefs, and with my childhood's faith.
I love thee with a love I seemed to lose
With my lost saints, -- I love thee with the breath,
Smiles, tears, of all my ...

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Sonnet Xxi

Say over again, and yet once over again,
That thou dost love me. Though the word repeated
Should seem ' a cuckoo-song,' as thou dost treat it,
Remember, never to the hill or plain,
Valley and wood, without her cuckoo-strain
Comes the fresh Spring in all her green completed.
Beloved, I, amid the darkness greeted
By a doubtful spirit-voice, in that doubt's pain
Cry, ' Speak once more--thou lovest ! ' Who can fear

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