Charms for Love

By Poetry Pharmacy

By Poetry Pharmacy

How did you charm me—
with the hair of a mad wolf
with three straws from the bed
with splintered wood   
with the fairness of eyebrows
with a chip off the gate
with dark hair from a braid?
How drive every other love away?

 

Extract: Charms for Love

By Anonymous, translated by Fiona Sampson 

 

The Picador Book of Love Poems

John Stammers

£9.99 £9.29

The New Faber Book of Love Poems

Various Poets

£12.99 £12.08

Love Poems

Peter Washington

£10.99 £10.22

Ten Poems about Love

£4.95 £4.60

Indian Love Poems

Meena Alexander

£10.99 £10.22

The Honey Gatherers: a book of love poems

Maura Dooley

£9.94 £9.24

Poems for Love

Gaby Morgan

£9.99 £9.29

Of Love and Desire

Louis de Bernieres and Donald Sammut

£14.99 £13.94

Love Poems

Carol Ann Duffy

£9.99 £9.29

Rapture

Carol Ann Duffy

£9.99 £9.29

Poems and Readings for Weddings

Julia Watson

£8.99 £8.36

Marriage Poems

John Hollander

£9.99 £9.29

Ten Poems about Husbands and Wives

£4.95 £4.60

“If ever two were one, then surely we.”

The Course of Love

Alain de Botton

£8.99 £8.36

Against Love Poetry - Poems

Eavan Boland

£14.85 £13.81

Penguin's Poems for Weddings

Laura Barber

£8.99 £8.36

Twenty Love Poems: And A Song Of Despair

Pablo Neruda

£7.99 £7.43

What Is This Thing Called Love: Poems

Kim Addonizio

£11.99 £11.15

Poems to Fall in Love With

Chris Riddell

£12.99 £12.08

The New Penguin Book of Love Poetry

Penguin

£12.99 £12.08

The Air Year

Caroline Bird

£9.99 £9.29