by Carol Ann Duffy
Anne Hathaway Love Quotes
How we cite our quotes: (line)
The bed we loved in was a spinning world
of forests, castles, torchlight, clifftops, seas
where we would dive for pearls. […] (1-3)
Anne addresses the haters right away by explaining the meaning of Shakespeare's will. That second best bed was "the bed [they] loved in," and it was a magical and romantic place.
[…] My lover's words
were shooting stars which fell to earth as kisses
on these lips; my body now a softer rhyme
to his, now echo, assonance; his touch
a verb dancing in the centre of a noun. (3-7)
Anne uses all kinds of poetry-related words to describe their sex life. Their bodies rhyme and even echo each other. Shakespeare's very words are like shooting stars which kiss Anne's lips. There's clearly a lot of passion in this relationship.