11 Romantic Poems

A collection of romantic poems to share with the one you love. Romance is the beginning - when we start having feelings of love for the person we are seeing. But romance can carry on for many years after you fall in love. Romance can be a setting, a special gift, a bouquet of flowers given, overall making your special person feel the love you are experiencing for them. Valentine's day is a day when we see romantic gestures in full bloom!

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    When we are in love we see the world differently. Things we may never have noticed before, feelings that are different.
    The poet expresses these things in this poem and also expressions of the feelings that never leave us once we fall in love.

  1. Love Took Me Softly By The Hand
    Poet Unknown

    Love took me softly by the hand,
    Love led me all the country o'er,
    And showed me beauty in the land,
    That I had never seen before -
    Never before- never before -
    O Love, sweet Love!

    There was a glory in the morn,
    There was a calmness in the night,
    A mildness in the south wind borne,
    That I have never felt aright,
    Never aright - never aright, -
    O Love, sweet Love!

    But now it cannot pass away
    I feel it wheresoe'er I go,
    And in my heart by night and day
    Its gladness moveth to and fro;
    By night and day - by night and day
    O Love, sweet Love!

  2. Joys Of A Living Love
    Poet Ella Wheeler Wilcox

    I love your lips when they’re wet with wine
    And red with a wild desire;
    I love your eyes when the lovelight lies
    Lit with a passionate fire.
    I love your arms when the warm white flesh
    Touches mine in a fond embrace;
    I love your hair when the strands enmesh
    Your kisses against my face.

    Not for me the cold, calm kiss
    Of a virgin’s bloodless love;
    Not for me the saint’s white bliss,
    Nor the heart of a spotless dove.
    But give me the love that so freely gives
    And laughs at the whole world’s blame,
    With your body so young and warm in my arms,
    It sets my poor heart aflame.

    So kiss me sweet with your warm wet mouth,
    Still fragrant with ruby wine,
    And say with a fervor born of the South
    That your body and soul are mine.
    Clasp me close in your warm young arms,
    While the pale stars shine above,
    And we’ll live our whole young lives away
    In the joys of a living love.

  3. In My Heart
    Poet: Unknown

    Beating winds or shining sun,
    Pouring rain or gentle dew,
    May the blossom of thy life
    Still unfold and grow in you.

    Thou art so like a flower,
    So pure and fair and kind,
    I gaze on thee, and sorrow
    Then in my heart I find.

    It seems as I must lay then
    My hand upon thy brow.
    While praying God will keep thee
    As pure and fair as now.

  4. I Never Imagined
    Poet: Catherine Pulsifer

    I never imagine our relationship would be
    A love that is stronger than you can see.
    You are a romantic who is charming
    And now you are truly a darling.

    You were so thoughtful, flowers you did bring
    And oh all the special things you did bring
    But the love that you shared and made me feel
    Truly my heart you did steal.

    But looking back over the years
    I wouldn't trade you, my dear.
    I love today and tomorrow too
    My love for you will always be true!

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  6. Beneath The Moonlit Sky
    Poet: Catherine Pulsifer

    Beneath the moonlit sky we sway,
    Stars whisper secrets, love holds sway.
    Your eyes, a universe, endless and bright,
    In this dance of hearts, everything feels right.

  7. Garden Of Love
    Poet: Catherine Pulsifer

    In the garden of love, our feelings bloom,
    Each petal whispers, dispelling gloom.
    Hand in hand, we navigate this sweet rhyme,
    Together, forever, through the sands of time.

  8. Our Love Story
    Poet: Catherine Pulsifer

    Sunset hues paint our love story,
    A canvas of passion, no need to worry.
    Your laughter, a melody, echoes in the air,
    In this symphony of love, a bond so rare.

  9. Love's Melody
    Poet: Catherine Pulsifer

    Ocean waves serenade our souls,
    Love's melody, where harmony strolls.
    With you, every moment, a sweet embrace,
    Our love, a timeless, boundless grace.

  10. Our Love Takes Flight
    Poet: Catherine Pulsifer

    Underneath the stars, our love takes flight,
    A journey of joy, every day feels so right.
    Your smile, a beacon in the night's embrace,
    Together we create our own love-lit space.

  11. Your Presence
    Poet: Catherine Pulsifer

    In the quiet moments, when the world stands still,
    Your presence, a comfort, an unspoken thrill.
    Eternal whispers of love, like a gentle stream,
    In the tapestry of our hearts, a forever dream.

  12. Our Love
    Poet: Catherine Pulsifer

    As dawn awakens, painting skies anew,
    Our love, a sunrise, a promise so true.
    Hand in hand, facing life's unknown,
    In this adventure of love, forever we've flown.

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