— Yip Harburg American song lyricist 1896 - 1981
"Inscription On A Lipstick" in The Garment Worker Vol. 41 (1941), p. 10.
„O lift me from the grass!
I die! I faint! I fail!
Let thy love in kisses rain
On my lips and eyelids pale.
My cheek is cold and white, alas!
My heart beats loud and fast:
O press it to thine own again,
Where it will break at last!“
— Percy Bysshe Shelley English Romantic poet 1792 - 1822
The Indian Serenade (1819), st. 3
„Eve shall kiss night,
And the leaves stir like rain
As the wind stealeth light
O'er the grass of the plain.“
— William Morris author, designer, and craftsman 1834 - 1896
Love is Enough (1872), Song VII: Dawn Talks to Day, Context: Eve shall kiss night, And the leaves stir like rain As the wind stealeth light O'er the grass of the plain. Unseen are thine eyes Mid the dreamy night's sleeping, And on my mouth there lies The dear rain of thy weeping.
— Steve Maraboli 1975
Life, the Truth, and Being Free (2010), p. 122
— Traci Lords American mainstream and pornographic actress, producer, film director, writer and singer 1968
Song lyrics, 1000 Fires (1995), Control, written by Traci Lords, Ben Watkins, and Wonder Schneider
„Take it back
Oh, take it back
I don't want your lovin', anymore
Let me live
Oh, let me live
It's not you who I sing for“
— Zooey Deschanel American actress, musician, and singer-songwriter 1980
She & Him : Volume One (2008), "Take It Back".
„Bring tea for the Tillerman,
Steak for the sun,
Wine for the women who made the rain come,
Seagulls sing your hearts away
‘Cause while the sinners sin, the children play“
— Cat Stevens British singer-songwriter 1948
Song lyrics, Tea for the Tillerman (1970), Tea For The Tillerman
„I keep waking up all by myself,
With a blue jay in my brain.
Flappin' his wings, making me sing,
it was just about to rain.“
— Tom Petty American musician 1950
Lyrics, The Last DJ (2002), Dreamville
„Now ain't it good to know
That you've got a friend
When People can be so cold.
They'll hurt you, kiss and desert you.
And take your soul if you let them.
Oh, but don't you let them.“
— Carole King Nasa 1942
Song lyrics, Tapestry (1971), You've Got a Friend
„I loved you when you opened like a lily to the heat; you see I’m just another snowman standing in the rain and sleet who loved you with his frozen love, his second hand physique, with all he is and all he was a thousand kisses deep.“
— Leonard Cohen Canadian poet and singer-songwriter 1934 - 2016
— Michael Drayton English poet 1563 - 1631
Sonnet: Love's Farewell, line 1.