A witty, bawdy, erotic but classic
collection of poetry designed to celebrate
the most sensual of human pleasures.
Over the ages many poets have put p en to
paper in celebration of that most raw and
yet most beautiful of human instincts –
erotic love. This anthology includes verse
by Herrick, Marlowe, Jonson, Byron,
Verlaine, Whitman, Yeats, Cummings and,
from our own time, John Betjeman. All
aspects of erotic love are to be found in
these poems – from the bawdy to the
sensuous and tender.