Love Poems by Famous Authors

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A collection of love poems, including the balcony scene from Romeo & Juliet, Tristram & Iseult, and selections from many authors including Lord Byron, Robert Burns, Robert Browning, Tennyson, and many more.

Roles in Romeo and Juliet, read by Librivox volunteers:
Romeo: Greg Giordano
Juliet: Irene Rubio
Narrator: Alan Mapstone

Roles in Tristram and Iseult I, read by Librivox volunteers:
Narrator: redrun
Tristram: Greg Giordano
The Page: nighthawks

Roles in Tristram and Iseult II, read by Librivox volunteers:
Narrator: Redrun
Tristram: Greg Giordano
Iseult: Elyse
Huntsman: Alan Mapstone
Dames: stepheather

(Summary by Krista Zaleski)

Genre(s): Anthologies

Language: English

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 01 The Lay of the Last Minstrel Laurie Banza
00:00:47
Play 02 A Ditty by Sir Philip Sidney Laurie Banza
00:01:13
Play 03 On a Girdle by Edmund Waller Soeun (Kelly) Park
00:00:45
Play 04 Love alters not by William Shakespeare Soeun (Kelly) Park
00:00:55
Play 05 At the Church Gate by William Makepeace Thackeray Soeun (Kelly) Park
00:01:10
Play 06 Britain's Ida by Edmund Spenser Laurie Banza
00:01:00
Play 07 Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare Group 00:11:25
Play 08 To Celia by Ben Jonson nighthawks
00:01:19
Play 09 Why so Wan and Pale? by Sir John Suckling nighthawks
00:01:15
Play 10 A Ma Future by Edwin Arnold czandra
00:01:51
Play 11 Serenade by Thomas Hood Laurie Banza
00:01:23
Play 12 Ae Fond Kiss by Robert Burns Kerry Adams
00:02:10
Play 13 Highland Mary by Robert Burns Kerry Adams
00:02:26
Play 14 Come, Rest in this Bosom by Thomas Moore nighthawks
00:01:33
Play 15 She was a Phantom of Delight by William Wordsworth Laurie Banza
00:02:13
Play 16 She walks in Beauty by Lord Byron Greg Giordano
00:01:26
Play 17 Ruth by Thomas Hood nighthawks
00:01:38
Play 18 When we Two Parted by Lord Byron Laurie Banza
00:01:47
Play 19 To the Lady Hamilton by Hon. William Robert Spencer nighthawks
00:01:10
Play 20 Angel and Woman by Thomas Parnell nighthawks
00:01:21
Play 21 Immortality of Love by Robert Southey nighthawks
00:01:29
Play 22 From " The Angel in the House " by Coventry Patmore czandra
00:03:48
Play 23 A Red, Red Rose by Robert Burns Cheree Buesing
00:01:29
Play 24 Drama by Percy Bysshe Shelley kaylawhy
00:00:48
Play 25 The Indian Serenade by Percy Bysshe Shelley czandra
00:01:21
Play 26 To Lucasta, On going to the Wars by Richard Lovelace Kerry Adams
00:01:10
Play 27 Tis Sweet to think by Thomas Moore czandra
00:01:36
Play 28 The Evening Time by A.C.C. Laurie Banza
00:02:27
Play 29 Lines by William Wordsworth Greg Giordano
00:00:56
Play 30 Eros by Ralph Waldo Emerson Nathali Carrera
00:00:34
Play 31 The Day-Dream by Alfred Tennyson Nathali Carrera
00:01:56
Play 32 The Flower o' Dumblane by Robert Tannahill nighthawks
00:02:37
Play 33 When Sun are in the Quiet Skies by Edward Bulwer kaylawhy
00:01:18
Play 34 I.ove's Thread of Gold by Jean Ingelow nbvoices
00:01:25
Play 35 Millais's "Huguenots " by London Spectator Alan Mapstone
00:04:55
Play 36 Good-Night by Percy Bysshe Shelley Greg Giordano
00:01:02
Play 37 Hearts by Adelaide Anne Procter Izzy Barbieri
00:01:11
Play 38 A Heart for Every One by Charles Swain nighthawks
00:01:42
Play 39 I waited till the Twilight by Charles Swain Laurie Banza
00:01:30
Play 40 Rest from All the Year Round nighthawks
00:02:35
Play 41 Twin Stars Aloft by Charles Kingsley Greg Giordano
00:01:06
Play 42 Love took me softly by the Hand by Anonymous Laurie Banza
00:01:25
Play 43 Song, “Nay but you...” by Robert Browning Greg Giordano
00:01:18
Play 44 Song, “When Sparrows build...” by Jean Ingelow czandra
00:01:47
Play 45 Destiny by Edwin Arnold Kerry Adams
00:01:08
Play 46 Light by Francis W. Bourdillon Laurie Banza
00:00:47
Play 47 Cupid's Arrow by Eliza Cook Izzy Barbieri
00:01:16
Play 48 Two Lovers by George Eliot Henry K. Noble
00:02:05
Play 49 The Low-backed Car by Samuel Lover czandra
00:02:14
Play 50 Come into the Garden, Maud by Alfred Tennyson Alan Mapstone
00:04:27
Play 51 Sonnets by Christina G. Rossetti Alan Mapstone
00:03:51
Play 52 Because by Adelaide Anne Procter Henry K. Noble
00:01:51
Play 53 The Banks of Doon by Robert Burns Kerry Adams
00:01:35
Play 54 I Love My Jean by Robert Burns Kerry Adams
00:01:28
Play 55 A Valediction by Elizabeth Barrett Browning czandra
00:02:46
Play 56 A Chain by Adelaide Anne Procter Henry K. Noble
00:02:50
Play 57 Love Wakes And Weeps by Sir Walter Scott Henry K. Noble
00:01:04
Play 58 In Three Days by Robert Browning Henry K. Noble
00:02:21
Play 59 The Bonnie Wee Thing by Robert Burns Kerry Adams
00:01:32
Play 60 Annie Laurie by Douglas of Finland Alan Mapstone
00:01:38
Play 61 I'll Never Love Thee More by James Graham, Marquis of Montress Henry K. Noble
00:01:57
Play 62 Rosalind's Madrigal by Thomas Lodge Dodi
00:01:39
Play 63 Song, “Pack clouds away...” by Thomas Heywood Dodi
00:01:11
Play 64 Song, “Ask me no more...” by Thomas Carew Carl Hicks
00:01:03
Play 65 The Passionate Shepherd to his Love by Christopher Marlowe Alan Mapstone
00:01:36
Play 66 Move Eastward, Happy Earth by Alfred Tennyson Greg Giordano
00:01:04
Play 67 Serenade, “Now the toils of day are over...” by William Makepeace Thackeray jenno
00:01:08
Play 68 My Star by Robert Browning Izzy Barbieri
00:00:43
Play 69 When Thou Art Near Me by Lady John Scott Laurie Banza
00:01:13
Play 70 One Morning, Oh! So Early by Jean Ingelow czandra
00:01:25
Play 71 Before the Daybreak by Francis W. Bourdillon jenno
00:01:05
Play 72 A Warning by Adelaide Anne Procter jenno
00:01:56
Play 73 To Mary by William Makepeace Thackeray jenno
00:01:00
Play 74 The Invitation by Percy Bysshe Shelley jenno
00:02:22
Play 75 The Miller's Daughter by Alfred Tennyson czandra
00:01:08
Play 76 A Voice by the Cedar Tree by Alfred Tennyson Larry Wilson
00:01:49
Play 77 Divided by Jean Ingelow czandra
00:07:22
Play 78 A Bird-Song by Christina G. Rossetti and Untitled by Anonymous mleigh
00:01:49
Play 79 To Althea, from Prison by Richard Lovelace jenno
00:00:57
Play 80 Song from the Princess by Alfred Tennyson dc
00:03:18
Play 81 Song of the Violet by William Makepeace Thackeray Audrey Fairchild
00:01:34
Play 82 Love in a Life by Robert Browning Alan Mapstone
00:01:21
Play 83 Love from Chambers' Journal nighthawks
00:02:16
Play 84 Life in a Love by Robert Browning Alan Mapstone
00:01:30
Play 85 Not ours the Vows by Bernard Barton nighthawks
00:01:42
Play 86 For the Future by Adelaide Anne Procter czandra
00:02:09
Play 87 Comfort from “All The Year Round” Audrey Fairchild
00:02:07
Play 88 Seven Times Three. Love by Jean Ingelow Andrea O'Donnell
00:02:10
Play 89 The Violet by Sir Walter Scott mleigh
00:01:09
Play 90 Song, “In Love, if Love be Love...” by Alfred Tennyson Audrey Fairchild
00:01:14
Play 91 One Way of Love by Robert Browning Greg Giordano
00:01:32
Play 92 Switzerland by Matthew Arnold jenno
00:16:35
Play 93 Evelyn Hope by Robert Browning Greg Giordano
00:04:35
Play 94 Song, “Oh, say not, my Love...” by Sir Walter Scott Audrey Fairchild
00:01:25
Play 95 Wisteria from “All the Year Round” Izzy Barbieri
00:02:11
Play 96 Sonnet by Michael Angelo, translated by William Wordsworth Alan Mapstone
00:01:23
Play 97 Married Lovers by Jean Ingelow Henry K. Noble
00:03:24
Play 98 How Many Times by Thomas Lovell Beddoes Henry K. Noble
00:00:56
Play 99 James Lee's Wife by Robert Browning Henry K. Noble
00:04:09
Play 100 The Poet's Bridal-Day Song by Allan Cunninghom Henry K. Noble
00:03:13
Play 101 My Lady Singing by Aubrey de Vere Henry K. Noble
00:01:17
Play 102 Madrigal by Anonymous Izzy Barbieri
00:00:40
Play 103 York and Lancaster by Anonymous Kerry Adams
00:00:56
Play 104 Jeanie Morrison by William Motherwell Lynda Marie Neilson
00:06:16
Play 105 I Met Wi' Her I Luved Yestereen by William Motherwell Lynda Marie Neilson
00:02:04
Play 106 A Woman's Question by Adelaide Anne Procter redrun
00:02:24
Play 107 A Woman's Answer by Adelaide Anne Procter redrun
00:03:05
Play 108 True or False by Adelaide Anne Procter nbvoices
00:04:13
Play 109 I Saw Thee Weep by Lord Byron Paul Baguley
00:01:07
Play 110 Origin of Love by Lord Byron Paul Baguley
00:00:43
Play 111 The Dream by Lord Byron Paul Baguley
00:12:27
Play 112 Love by S. T. Coleridge dc
00:04:43
Play 113 All for Love by Lord Byron Filoria
00:01:23
Play 114 The Lost Love by William Wordsworth Izzy Barbieri
00:00:40
Play 115 “Shall I compare thee to a summer's day?” by William Shakespeare Paul Baguley
00:01:24
Play 116 “She is not fair to outward view” by H. Coleridge LaurieB
00:01:10
Play 117 “Music When Soft Voices Die” by P.B.Shelley LaurieB
00:00:57
Play 118 The True Beauty by T. Carew mleigh
00:01:05
Play 119 To Dianeme by R. Herrick nbvoices
00:01:00
Play 120 “Go, lovely Rose” by E. Waller Andrea O'Donnell
00:01:16
Play 121 Blind Love by William Shakespeare Izzy Barbieri
00:00:54
Play 122 “One word is too often profaned” by P.B.Shelley AzaseahRose
00:00:42
Play 123 Where Shall The Lover Rest by Sir W. Scott AzaseahRose
00:01:18
Play 124 A Birthday by Christina Georgiana Rossetti mleigh
00:01:25
Play 125 From " The Winter's Tale" by William Shakespeare Izzy Barbieri
00:00:53
Play 126 Sonnets from the Portuguese by Elizabeth Barrett Browning Larry Wilson
00:06:57
Play 127 From " The Epithalamlum " by Edmund Spenser Lynda Marie Neilson
00:03:04
Play 128 A Complaint by William Wordsworth Izzy Barbieri
00:00:58
Play 129 To Anthea by Robert Herrick Lynda Marie Neilson
00:01:40
Play 130 Passages from " Paradise Lost " by John Milton Alan Mapstone
00:02:26
Play 131 Song, “I prithee send me back my heart” by Sir John Suckling Audrey Fairchild
00:01:24
Play 132 A Match by Algernon Charles Swinburne Audrey Fairchild
00:02:25
Play 133 Lines by John Keats Larry Wilson
00:00:55
Play 134 If To Thy Heart I Were As Near by William Motherwell Lynda Marie Neilson
00:01:40
Play 135 Caeli by Francis W. Bourdillon nbvoices
00:00:46
Play 136 Gathered Roses by Francis W. Bourdillon nbvoices
00:00:46
Play 137 The Time I've Lost In Wooing by Thomas Moore nbvoices
00:00:42
Play 138 John Anderson, my Jo by Robert Burns Lynda Marie Neilson
00:01:15
Play 139 Faded Leaves by Matthew Arnold Alan Mapstone
00:03:00
Play 140 Urania by Matthew Arnold Alan Mapstone
00:02:03
Play 141 Sir Launcelot and Queen Guinevere by Tennyson Alan Mapstone
00:02:51
Play 142 Guinevere by Tennyson Alan Mapstone
00:05:07
Play 143 Altho' Thou Maun Never Be Mine by Robert Burns Lynda Marie Neilson
00:01:13
Play 144 Changes by Robert Bulwer Lytton Larry Wilson
00:02:04
Play 145 Two Loves by Adelaide Anne Procter redrun
00:02:00
Play 146 King and Slave by Adelaide Anne Procter Lynda Marie Neilson
00:01:29
Play 147 Love by Mrs. Browning Larry Wilson
00:01:05
Play 148 Fidelis by Adelaide Anne Procter Lynda Marie Neilson
00:02:43
Play 149 A Love Token by Adelaide Anne Procter redrun
00:01:30
Play 150 To Mary in Heaven by Robert Burns Kerry Adams
00:02:38
Play 151 Margaret Alone At Her Spinning-Wheel by Goethe Alan Mapstone
00:01:48
Play 152 Margaret to Dolcino by Charles Kingsley Lynda Marie Neilson
00:01:10
Play 153 Dolcino to Margaret by Charles Kingsley Lynda Marie Neilson
00:01:06
Play 154 Love's Omnipresence by J. Sylvester stepheather
00:01:05
Play 155 Inclusions by Mrs. Browning Lynda Marie Neilson
00:01:26
Play 156 Insufficiency by Mrs. Browning Lynda Marie Neilson
00:01:22
Play 157 Im Wunderschonen Mai by Heinrich Heine, translated by Sir Theodore Martin Kerry Adams
00:01:01
Play 158 Wenn Ich In Deine Augen Seh by Heinrich Heine, translated by Alma Strettell nighthawks
00:01:03
Play 159 “Thous lovest me not” by Heinrich Heine, translated by Mrs. Browning nighthawks
00:00:58
Play 160 Du Bist Wie Eime Blume by Heinrich Heine, translated by Kate Freiligrath Kroeker Kerry Adams
00:01:00
Play 161 Ad Finem by Heinrich Heine, translated by Mrs. Browning Lynda Marie Neilson
00:00:58
Play 162 Saphire Sind Die Augen Dein by Heinrich Heine, translated by Alma Strettell Kerry Adams
00:01:25
Play 163 Tristram and Iseult I by Matthew Arnold Group 00:20:58
Play 164 Tristram and Iseult II by Matthew Arnold Group 00:12:59
Play 165 Tristram and Iseult III by Matthew Arnold Alan Mapstone
00:15:39