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Best Love Poems

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


Love Passing By
When the crimson rose has faded
And our day at last is done;
In the forest dark and shaded
Blows the tempest, dims the sun.
When the night holds...

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Categories: love, love, pride,
Form: Rhyme



The Breadth Of My Love
if my love for you was any greater
the trees would  line up in poetic forms
...awe you in sonnets written...
...part...to allow winds to cool your...

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Categories: love, planet, romance, romantic,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member If Only I Could Love You
If I could love you, I’d love you strong
with the strength of a million dreams  
my rains would flood you with passion
my storms, blow...

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Categories: beauty, desire, emotions, love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member With Love for You
Sun flow progressed from east to west,
   with rays of light, the day is blessed.
        ...

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Categories: love, nature, romantic,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Violin

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Categories: death, love, rose,
Form: Personification



Premium Member Twilight Aurora
like an interrupted dream
shadows of the one who inspired it
linger like morning dew

no aroma and no taste
yet I'm left breathless
as thoughts reminisce
i listen to this...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: absence, angst, love,
Form: Free verse
A Cathartic Weave Of Three

listen,
the whispers
of leaves
turn colour
autumn is here.

now that you are gone
who will wake every morn
to lift the sun
unveil the sky
etch in the clouds
who will paint the...

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Categories: love, break up, celebration, devotion,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A Tale of Fire and Ice
Part I: Ice

He shines like silver midnight moon -
cool marble statue, this tycoon.
And though he makes the ladies swoon,
of ice he’s hewn; of ice he’s...

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Categories: dream, fire, love, lust,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Wind From The Sea



Inspired by Andrew Wyeth Watercolor Painting -- Wind From the Sea, 1947




Standing in the old house
A strange mixture of feelings erupt within me
My roommates Depression,...

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Categories: love, conflict, depression, forgiveness, hope,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member Tell the Night to Hold Me
I made for you, a castle
     But I built it in the sand
        ...

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Categories: love, forgiveness, heartbreak, heartbroken, lost
Form: Lyric
Petal

Pink and perfect mystery 
to which I ply my finger, 
she ripens so exquisitely
the longer that I linger

and fluff the modest blossom
with my gentle loving...

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Categories: love,
Form: Verse
Premium Member It Matters Not

It hovers here, a moon opaque,
obscuring mountain trails I take.
No other living things appear.
A moon opaque. . . It hovers here.

I follow on along a...

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Categories: dark, lost love,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Glory of her magnificence
Oceans apart
buried under sandy shores,
a rare pearl slept comfortably
behind her walls.

Fate must have been kind,
for a common man like me,
to stumble upon her shell.
As I...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: change, longing, love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Mother Tree
The Mother Tree

I am the mother tree that spawned the seeds of you.
My children, you've grown and branched away from me.
You've married, left home to...

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Categories: love, birth, children, family, grandchild,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member 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: addiction, beauty, cute love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Death of the Poet Destroyer
~The Untold Fatal Attraction Poem~

Mid-morning she sees the sun ahead
Her death flowed in a messaged bottle
Gazing into her brown eyes upon all open sores,
Her conscience...

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Categories: love, birth, change, conflict, death,
Form: Ballad
A Tulip Grows Under An Evergreen - Inspired By The Poets At PoetrySoup

A
fine
Parrot Tulip
in vibrant intensities 
with unique undertones
of green acquirable only in a 
few forests. A ruby red swirls within 
its petals beckons awareness of those...

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Categories: love, beautiful, beauty, earth, light,
Form: Shape
Premium Member Uncharted Waters

An ocean tumbles through dreams of you. In depths unknown,
I float above. Oh, how I long to dive beneath your surface,  
yet I am...

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Categories: appreciation, longing, love, ocean,
Form: Rhyme
I Think Of You - An Alternative Universe - 6

From childhood it was a world of two...you and I...
I leaned lightly, leisurely against your heart and you let me in.

We were five I use...

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Categories: best friend, cute love,
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member Conversation With My Soul
Dwell not, O soul, on yesterday, 
  on sorrows past and gone -
the sketch you drew so long ago, 
  today may be...

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© John Watt  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: giving, love, wisdom,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member A Near Death Experience of A Sweetheart
    "A Near-Death Experience of A Sweetheart"



Floating through a corridor between two different Worlds
among white fluffy clouds and shimmering stars awhile wind...

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Categories: love, death, death, god, death,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member H-E-A-R-T of L-O-V-E
               Oh how I love you.
     ...

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Categories: i love you, life,
Form: Shape
Premium Member To all the heart breakers -a ZOMBIE's valentine
Wouldn't you rather~

Wouldn't you rather be dead?
Maybe shoot yourself in the head?
Over my dead heart, I'd never want to be a zombie like you.
The sight...

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© SKAT A   Create an image from this poem.
Categories: love, anger, death, horror, humorous,
Form: Free verse
Does your heart share this moon tonight

“For in your light I dream, as evening takes my hand”

Silently I find my thoughts illumined by your beauty
In soft shimmers of dancing silhouettes
and patterns...

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Categories: longing, love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Cup of Empty
She pours him a cup of empty
From a teapot of childhood dreams
He loves the sound of her giggles
Hers is the light of a thousand moonbeams

Moonbeams...

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Categories: love, addiction, adventure, beautiful, dream,
Form: Quatrain