If my lover were a comet
Hung in air,
I would braid my leaping body
In his hair.
Yea, if they buried him ten leagues
Beneath the loam,
My fingers they would learn to dig
And I’d plunge home!
Whether you’re searching for words to express a classic courtship or modern relationship, a passionate love or a lovely friendship, or a love that’s painful and complex, we’ve curated a selection of popular love poems for you to choose from, from the classic to the contemporary and everything in between. What better way to express one’s feelings of love and passion than through reading and sharing a poem?
|2017||Things Said To Be Ineffable||Mark Yakich|
|2015||picking flowers||Nate Marshall|
|2017||Galaxy Love||Gerald Stern|
|2017||from Please Bury Me in This [I am not any closer...]||Allison Benis White|
|2017||Gay Marriage Poem||Jenny Johnson|
|2017||Love Elegy in the Chinese Garden, with Koi||Nathan McClain|
|2017||All I Ever Wanted||Katie Ford|
|1862||A Triad||Christina Rossetti|
|2017||Elsa Is Involved in a Clandestine Love Affair||Angela Veronica Wong|