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Famous Love Is Blind Poems by Famous Poets

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by Webb, Charles
...ear her say, "Don't worry.

Honey, I'll be fine," is it a wonder
If my mind speeds down blind alleys?
If the adage "Love is blind" has never seemed
So true? If, in a flash of blinding light
I see Justice drop her scales, yank off

Her blindfold, stand revealed--a monster-god
With spidery arms and a mouth like a black hole--
While I leap, ant-sized, at her feet, blinded
By tears, raging blindly as, sense by sense, 
My mother is sucked away?...Read more of this...

by Jonson, Ben
...  XI. — EPODE.                                   And her black spite expel, Which to effect (since no breast is so sure,                  Or safe, but she'll procure Some way of entrance) we must plant a guard                  Of thoughts to watch, and ward At the eye and ear, the ports unto the mind,              ...Read more of this...

by Bryant, William Cullen
...weighed the public interest long,
And long the party's interest weighed.
And thus decreed the court above--
"Since Love is blind from Folly's blow,
Let Folly be the guide of Love,
Where'er the boy may choose to go."...Read more of this...

by Austin, Alfred
...Now do I know that Love is blind, for I 
Can see no beauty on this beauteous earth, 
No life, no light, no hopefulness, no mirth, 
Pleasure nor purpose, when thou art not nigh. 
Thy absence exiles sunshine from the sky, 
Seres Spring's maturity, checks Summer's birth, 
Leaves linnet's pipe as sad as plover's cry, 
And makes me in abundance find but dearth. 
But when th...Read more of this...

by Nicolson, Adela Florence Cory
...moon showed her by her side asleep a Leper lay.

         "Ah, Moghra flowers, white Moghra flowers,
           All love is blind, they say;
         The Moghra flowers, so sweet, so sweet,
           Though love be burnt away!"...Read more of this...

by Coleridge, Mary Elizabeth
...uld not, 
I could hear his merry voice upon the wind, 
Crying, "e;Fairest, shut your eyes, for see you should not. 
Love is blind!" 

When my love said what I say not, what I say not, 
With a joyous laugh he quieted my fears, 
Whispering, "Fairest, hearken not, for hear you may not. 
Hath Love ears?" 

When my love said, "Will you longer let me seek it? 
Blind and deaf is she that doth not bid me come!" 
All my heart said murmuring, "Dearest, can I speak it? 
Love is ...Read more of this...

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