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Drink To Me Only With Thine Eyes

A love poem for those who thirst for their Love

Drink to me only with thine eyes,
And I will pledge with mine;
Or leave a kiss but in the cup,
And I’ll not look for wine.
The thirst that from the soul doth rise
Doth ask a drink divine;
But might I of Jove’s nectar sup,
I would not change for thine.

I sent thee late a rosy wreath,
Not so much honouring thee
As giving it a hope, that there
It could not withered be.
But thou thereon didst only breathe,
And sent’st it back to me;
Since when it grows, and smells, I swear,
Not of itself, but thee.

Love poems Drink to Me Only With Thine Eyes romantic poems

Love poem by Ben Jonson (1616)

Love Art – Love scene (Liebesszene) (1908) by Ernst Ludwig Kirchner. Original from The Los Angeles County Museum of Art.