Send Poem to a Friend Comment on Poem List Author's Poems
        
My Love Is Like to Ice
by Edmund  Spenser

My love is like to ice, and I to fire:
How come it then that this her cold is so great
Is not dissolved through my so hot desire,
But harder grows the more I her entreat?
Or how comes it that my exceeding heat
Is not allayed by her heart-frozen cold,
But that I burn much more in boiling sweat,
And feel my flames augmented manifold?
What more miraculous thing may be told,
That fire, which is congealed with senseless cold,
Should kindle fire by wonderful device?
Such is the power of love in gentle mind,
That it can alter all the course of kind.
        
 << Previous Poem Next Poem >> 

Poem ID: 8044   Poem Posted: 6/13/1999
Viewed: 334558  Voted On: 3332  E-mailed: 1336  Commented On: 31
 
How did you like this poem?
Great!   Good   So-So   Not My Style  

Rose and Rhyme Sweets Message in a Bottle Flowers


 
Submitted Poems | Featured Poems | Classic Poems | Love Quotes
AskTheLoveMaster | Reflections | MostPopularPoem | PoetryTours
PoemsDirect | PoetryChat | Shopping Mall | Submit Your Poem
Advertising | Privacy Statement | Investment Opportunities