'And when Love speaks, the voice of all the gods
Makes heaven drowsy with harmony'
Love's Labour's Lost, William Shakespeare
When Love Speaks brings together the greatest writing on love and commitment - from Donne to Cole Porter, Sappho to P.G. Wodehouse, love letters of the great composers to Edwardian marriage advice. These poems and passages capture high romance and everyday happiness, feverish first love and tender union. This joyful anthology provides a range of unique and inspiring readings for a wedding or civil ceremony.
Selected by the poet Adam O'Riordan