Amy Levy

(1861 - 10 September 1889 / London)

Oh, Is It Love? - Poem by Amy Levy

O is it Love or is it Fame,
This thing for which I sigh?
Or has it then no earthly name
For men to call it by?

I know not what can ease my pains,
Nor what it is I wish;
The passion at my heart-strings strains
Like a tiger in a leash.


Comments about Oh, Is It Love? by Amy Levy

  • Madhabi Banerjee (9/7/2016 10:30:00 AM)


    very sweet written. loving. (Report) Reply

    0 person liked.
    0 person did not like.
  • (5/31/2014 7:21:00 AM)


    ........oh this is a very creative and imaginative write.....loved reading it... (Report) Reply

Read all 2 comments »



Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Read poems about / on: tiger, passion, heart, love



Poem Submitted: Friday, January 3, 2003



[Report Error]