Why I love…Eduqas Anthology: Blog Series 3 Sonnet 43 | susansenglish

Why I love…Eduqas Anthology: Blog Series 3 Sonnet 43 | susansenglish

This is the second poem in The Eduqas Anthology and is another that I enjoy teaching. Not perhaps as much as The Manhunt, but I find the poem encapsulates a sense of wonder, awe and breathlessness that love can have. Although Browning wrote 44 sonnets to her husband and this is 43 in the collection, there is a sense of wonder from her that she is lucky enough to have this man in her life and this all-consuming love. In a way it feels as though the poem is about the heady, early days of love when nothing else seems important to you and all you can think about is your partner. As a result I…

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