Here are four wonderful love poems that give us the full gamut of love: rapture, tension, jealousy, shared fate. They are a small selection from the event 'Lovers in Trouble' held in November 2010. We hope you enjoy them.
'White Calendar Day' by Dorothy Porter (read by Andrea Goldsmith)
from Love Poems, Black Inc, 2010, courtesy Andrea Goldsmith.
'Fever' by Ted Hughes (read by Craig Sherborne)
from Brithday Letters, Faber & Faber, 1998, courtesy the publisher.
'An Attempt at Jealousy' by Craig Raine (read by David Tredinnick)
from Collected Poems 1978-1998, Pan Macmillan 2000, courtesy David Godwin Associates.
'Inside the Apple' by Yehuda Amachai (read by Alicia Sometimes)
from Selected Poetry of Yehuda Amichai, University of California Press, 1996, courtesy the publisher.