Cite This Page
To Go
by W.H. Auden

Lullaby Love Quotes Page 1

Page (1 of 3) Quotes:   1    2    3  
How we cite the quotes:
Quote #1

Lay your sleeping head, my love,
Human on my faithless arm; (1-2)

This is a really intimate way to begin a poem. It's almost as if we're overhearing the speaker whispering to his lover in bed.

Quote #2

Mortal, guilty but to me
The entirely beautiful. (9-10)

The speaker knows that his beloved isn't perfect. Instead of being a problem, his mortality and guiltiness is what makes him worth loving. It's what makes him beautiful to the speaker.

Quote #3

Soul and body have no bounds: (11)

It seems here like the lovers are all tangled up in each other, both physically and emotionally.

Next Page: More Love Quotes (2 of 3)
Previous Page: Themes

Need help with College?