Posts Tagged: Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Mar 06
Elizabeth Barrett Browning’s How Do I Love Thee

Elizabeth Barrett Browning’s How Do I Love Thee

Today is Elizabeth Barrett Browning’s birthday and I decided to share my favorite poem: How Do I Love Thee?  What’s your favorite Browning poem? How Do I Love Thee? How do I love thee? Let me count the ways. I love thee to the depth and breadth and height My soul can reach, when feeling out of sight For the ends of Being and ideal Grace. I love thee to the level of every day’s Most quiet need, by sun and candlelight. I love thee freely, as men strive for Right; I love thee purely, as they turn from Praise. I love with a passion put to use In my old griefs, and with my childhood’s faith. I love thee with a love I seemed to lose With my lost… Read more »

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