How Much I Do Love Thee

January 17, 2013
By GuardianoftheStars GOLD, Shongaloo, Louisiana
GuardianoftheStars GOLD, Shongaloo, Louisiana
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Favorite Quote:
"Let's tell young people the best books are yet to be written; the best painting, the best government, the best of everything is yet to be done by them."
-John Erslcine


How much do I love thee?

How high canst thou count?
How far is it to that great end of Eternity?
In number, tell me the stars amount.

When you, my love, take these here
Into one vast sum it will not be
Anywhere near the greatness, my dear,
How much I do love thee.

How long shalt I love thou?

How old is the sand ‘neath your feet?
How many years of wisdom does the wind shroud?
In millennia, tell me the amount of all the hearts’ beats.

Then you, my love, might vaguely understand
That how long I shalt love thou
Will be far longer than the age of man.



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on Feb. 23 2015 at 6:25 pm
RealRiter GOLD, Astoria, Oregon
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"I did not fail 101 times, but I simply found 101 ways that did not work." -Thomas Edison

Cool, neato burrito, as usual. Great job!

on Aug. 2 2013 at 10:03 pm
GuardianoftheStars GOLD, Shongaloo, Louisiana
17 articles 0 photos 495 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Let's tell young people the best books are yet to be written; the best painting, the best government, the best of everything is yet to be done by them."
-John Erslcine

Wow, thank you! :D I'm glad you liked it.

on Aug. 2 2013 at 10:01 pm
GuardianoftheStars GOLD, Shongaloo, Louisiana
17 articles 0 photos 495 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Let's tell young people the best books are yet to be written; the best painting, the best government, the best of everything is yet to be done by them."
-John Erslcine

Really? Thanks! :)

on Aug. 1 2013 at 11:33 am
writefearless SILVER, Manila, Other
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scare your fear before it scares you.

brilliant! i feel like reading a classic poem and meeting a classic poet. you sounded like Browning. i love reading far-fetched metaphors ♥

on Jul. 30 2013 at 2:36 pm
E.J.Mathews GOLD, International Falls, Minnesota
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Amazing! This sounded like it came straight out of a Shakespeare play, and not just because of the old English words you used! This was great!

on Jul. 24 2013 at 11:51 am
GuardianoftheStars GOLD, Shongaloo, Louisiana
17 articles 0 photos 495 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Let's tell young people the best books are yet to be written; the best painting, the best government, the best of everything is yet to be done by them."
-John Erslcine

Awww thanks so much!! That means a lot!!

on Feb. 25 2013 at 9:16 pm
SteelersJdog GOLD, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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This is so beautiful. To be honest, it's probably my favorite poem that I've read on this sight. I love the classical language that you use. The formal tone fits the mood perfectly. This should have been in the Magazine or something!!! 5/5 :)

on Jan. 25 2013 at 3:03 pm
In_Love_with_Writing GOLD, Easton, Pennsylvania
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"I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me." Phillipians 4:13

This was very sweet and I LOVED the style!! :) If I could give it a grade it would be A+

on Jan. 23 2013 at 8:17 pm
kaitlynisweird SILVER, Portsmouth, New Hampshire
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It sounds like a very classical poem, much like Shakespeare. Your poem is good, don't get me wrong, but Shakespeare's not really my favorite poet, to be honest. It's just not my style...I'm biased.




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