Had we but world enough, and time, This coyness, Lady, were no crime. We would sit down and think which way To walk and pass our long love's day. Thou by the Indian Ganges' side Shouldst rubies find: I by the tide Of Humber would complain. I would Love you ten years before the Flood, And you should, if you
Browse below for poems about desire and longing.
|1923||Leda and the Swan||W. B. Yeats|
|1922||The Waste Land||T. S. Eliot|
|1916||At a Window||Carl Sandburg|
|1909||El Beso||Angelina Weld Grimké|
|1844||To George Sand: A Desire||Elizabeth Barrett Browning|
|1681||To His Coy Mistress||Andrew Marvell|