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

    very sweet written. loving.(Report)Reply

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  • * Sunprincess * (5/31/2014 7:21:00 AM)

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

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Poem Submitted: Friday, January 3, 2003