cover image The Best Love Poems Ever

The Best Love Poems Ever

Inc. Scholastic. Scholastic Paperbacks, $3.99 (80pp) ISBN 978-0-439-57390-0

Verses from antiquity to the present appear in the paperback The Best Love Poems Ever, edited by David Rohlfing. Featured poets rhapsodizing on love's virtue and influence include Sappho, Walt Whitman and Langston Hughes. In ""A Statue of Eros,"" the Greek poet Zenodotos writes, ""Who carved Love/ and placed him by/ this fountain,/ thinking/ he could control/ such fire/ with water?""