A Journal of the Erotic Arts. The two Elizabethan poems by Marlowe and Beaumont are both heavily influenced by Ovid although they also contain much from their own time and both contain comic as well as erotic elements. This anthology of classic erotic verse is a celebration of this most irrational yet irrepressible of emotions. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. Those seeking traditional carpe diem poems, sonnet sequences, aubades or more contemporary meditations on seduction or passion, might look at the following: Post was not sent - check your email addresses! I have also included several poems which deal with eroticism in mythology.
Clearly, this does not mean that these poets were young when they wrote these lines, but rather indicates the ideal of young love.
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Daedalus Lex November 4, at 3: I loved this post! Lovelace was, along with Herrick, one of the greatest of the Cavalier poets, who flourished during the mid-seventeenth century during the English Civil War. Create new account Request new password. Cavafyfamous for poems of illicit rendezvous, had this advice for writers in his poem "When They Come Alive":. Please try again later.