Trivia: Who wrote the opening lines, “How do I love thee? Let me count the ways”?
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Correct Answer: Elizabeth Barrett Browning
So why is this answer correct? : “I love thee to the depth and breadth and height my soul can reach…” Browning’s most famous poem was published in 1850, originally titled “Sonnet 43” in her collection “Sonnets from the Portuguese.” While the narrator and speaker are never identified, it’s interpreted to be written for her husband, Robert Browning. Whomever it was written for, Browning speaks of eternal, long-lasting love, in a way that has inspired readers for generations.