Love poems Take Oh Take Those Lips Away by John Fletcher romantic poetry art

Take, Oh, Take Those Lips Away


How hard it is to stop loving you…

Take, oh, take those lips away
That so sweetly were forsworn
And those eyes, like break of day,
Lights that do mislead the morn;
But my kisses bring again,
Seals of love, though sealed in vain.
Hide, oh, hide those hills of snow,
Which thy frozen bosom bears,
On whose tops the pinks that grow
Are of those that April wears;
But first set my poor heart free,
Bound in those icy chains by thee.

Love poems And Thou Art Dead As Young and Fair Lord Byron

Romantic Love Poem by John Fletcher

Love Art – Couple Embracing, from “Daphnis and Chloe” by Longus (1902)  by Pierre Bonnard. Original from The MET Museum.