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Best First Love Poems

Below are the all-time best First Love poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of first love poems written by PoetrySoup members


Premium Member First Love
Returning home again after many years away
I find our secret path along the Fundy Bay
That happy place where long ago we played
Where all our dreams...

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Categories: first love, childhood, love,
Form: Quatrain



Premium Member First Love
The clouds were cumulus, which swept the sky above our field.
You and I were happy then. Beneath those clouds we reeled.
Oh, to be there once...

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Categories: first love,
Form: Rhyme
First Love
As the monsoon rains fall heavily on the ground,
I sit by the window pane wishing you were around.

The thunder strikes and I run to hide...

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Categories: first love, lost love, love, nostalgialove,
Form: Rhyme
PLAGIARIZING
"Mine all Mine!"

A thief I long to be
Your eyes original like the moon and sea

A lover in the world............
An Anthology, you walk and talk like...

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Categories: first love, addiction, beauty, cute love, devotion, inspiration,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Will You Tie My Shoes When I Grow Old
You were beautiful, 
my tiny child, 
wrapped tightly in my arms, 
close to my heart.
I listened to you breathing.
I counted your fingers
and your toes.
Helpless, 
you...

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Categories: first love, caregiving, childhood, daughter, growing up, life,
Form: Narrative



Premium Member Tears on her pillow - continued from A girl named Sue

Tears for a Mother
Fears for a Father gone
Fate deals an unfair hand
The door to youthful joy closing
on adolescent shoulders imposing
grown up responsibilities instead

Eyes sadly deprived...

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Categories: fate, first love, hope, love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member LOVE'S CHEMICAL DERIVATIVES



Can  love then,  be based
on an index of elements
from which one joyfully tumbles,
or drifts into equations, as we wander
toward a rush of serendipity...

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Categories: first love, love, science,
Form: Light Verse
Her Grace, Soft As The Silence Of Morn's Falling Dew - a collaboration with Robert and Teppo

Her romantic letters, birth as heart pure and true 
supported deep vows we both swore to be held to.
Her grace, soft as the silence of...

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Categories: first love, appreciation, beauty, loss, passion, romantic love,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member A Purple Ribbon
Mementos in a box, from years gone by
Thought to have been disposed of long ago
A glance, when something purple caught my eye
A ribbon from someone...

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Categories: first love, happy, memory,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Lips Forever Joined
Kiss me passionately
Kiss with untetherd lips
Lips that are ripe
Lips that long to know everything
Everything waits for it's time
Everything has possibilities
Possibilities beyond limitations
Possibilities are laying in...

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Categories: first love, happiness, innocence,
Form: Blitz
Premium Member Her Grace, Soft As The Silence Of Morn's Falling Dew
Her Grace, Soft As The Silence Of Morn's Falling Dew
 
Her romantic letters, birth as heart pure and true 
supported deep vows we both swore...

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Categories: first love, appreciation, art, beautiful, love, nostalgia, passion,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Raindrop
One solitary raindrop lay
caressing beauty with its grace.
Just fallen from the sky one day,
one solitary raindrop lay.
How long, I wondered, could it stay
upon the rose’s...

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Categories: first love, metaphor,
Form: Triolet
Premium Member - Love Letter -

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            I...

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Categories: first love, funny,
Form: Shape
Premium Member Indelible
I was seventeen, had one year left of high school and a boyfriend I didn't even love. It was the end of summer, and I...

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Categories: first love, happiness, high school, lost love, love,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member GUESS I'M STILL IN LOVE WITH YOU
I came across my first love
You were always in my arms
Swore we’d never be apart
But I let you go

Now we are reunited
My heart just beats...

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Categories: first love, cute love,
Form: Dodoitsu
Premium Member A Tomb of Ancient Bloom
Take me to the place where the aromatic fragrance
threatens to envelop our obelisks glorifying death;
to the place where the seraphim of old long to steal...

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Categories: first love, appreciation, beauty, devotion, emotions, feelings, first
Form: Romanticism
Premium Member Unrequited Love
Wandering my maze of memories
In search of yesteryear
The spark she struck within my heart
Still burns in spite of tears
Hand in hand we walked the halls
Young...

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Categories: first love, heartbroken,
Form: Rhyme
Untying of a Love Knot
When I used to dream
I used to dream about him
Fantasizing about how it happened and how it could have been
Demons, chasing Nightmares, Happiness on Poles
Tied...

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Categories: first love, lost love, me,
Form: Bio
A Lone Traveller On A Journey
Suddenly He returned...
A lone traveller on a journey
tripping with her memory

Breezes of unsceduled joy
He blew beneath her skin
Reaching deep witihin
breathing warmth, affectionately.

He poured honey from...

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Categories: first love, absence,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member When Eyes Close
The following poem is a personal one, a memory from decades ago about a specific person and time in my life.  It's a memory...

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Categories: emotions, first love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Tonight
Tonight while watching candles glow
I hear faint sounds of cricket's tune
Where near the Mississippi's flow
Reflects the dawning of the moon.

My mind is wrapped in reverie
Of...

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Categories: first love, moon, nostalgia,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member NO LIMITS, NO BOUNDARIES
I was just a bad boy to the core
I lived at every bar in town
Everybody knew my name,
I had a bad reputation, and I 
couldn't...

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© Alexis Y.  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: first love, how i feel, love,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member Her Grace, Soft As The Silence Of Morn's Falling Dew
Her Grace, Soft As The Silence Of Morn's Falling Dew 

Her romantic letters, birth as heart pure and true 
supported deep vows we both swore...

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© Teppo Gren  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: first love, beauty, deep, life, love, passion,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Hocus Pocus
Hocus Pocus

Poets are like magicians.
They trick the heart into feeling, 
“things” they had no idea, were there at all. 

Sadly poets don’t always know how...

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© Ann Foster  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: first love, 12th grade, abortion, abuse, allah, america,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member M-M-M First Kiss

Oh, how wonderfully innocent
and juvenile, 'twas for me.
You, scooting surreptitiously.
closer and closer to me.
Like a soft, gentle caterpillar,
slithering and smiling.
Making its way home in the
still...

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Categories: car, first love, growth, happiness, kiss,
Form: Free verse