Love Poetry: “Growth” by Gary R. Hess

Love poetry: Growth by Gary R Hess

“Growth” is a poem written for Valentine’s Day during the year 2018. Time has come and gone so quickly, and everything changes. There’s not much which can be said about the poem in terms of overall meaning. It speaks for itself. It is written in unrhymed meter.

Want to be romantic? Feel free to share this with your loved one. Write it on a card, print it out, or remember it and recite it during the perfect moment. Whatever you do, you can’t go wrong.(Continue reading…)

“Annabel Lee” by Edgar Allan Poe Analysis and Poem

Edgar Allan Poe is a favorite among many authors. The poem “Annabel Lee” is seen as one of Poe’s greatest works. But what does the poem really mean and why did he write it? Let’s take a look at a synopsis of the poem and then analyze it.

Synopsis

“Annabel Lee” is one of Edgar Allan Poe’s most famous writings. In this work, Poe looks at his love, Annabel Lee. Long ago, in a kingdom by a sea, lived a maiden named Annabel Lee who lived to love and be loved by the speaker. The two of them were so deeply in love that the “the wingèd seraphs of Heaven” coveted it. He says that this is why the “wind blew out of a cloud, chilling / My beautiful Annabel Lee” causing her “highborn kinsmen” to come and take her away from him and put her in a tomb. The angels, being not so happy in heaven, envied them and that is why they caused her to die. He says that their love is stronger than anyone wiser or older than him and that there isn’t any angel or demon that can take it away. He says that every night he dreams of his wife and sees her beautiful eyes in the sky and all night long he lies next to his wife inside her tomb.(Continue reading…)

Love Poetry: “Heaven Knows” by Gary R. Hess

Want some romance in your life? “Heaven Knows” is a love poem written by Gary R. Hess describing what he feels about his love’s eyes, voice, and presence. The title is in reference to how God knows the speaker’s true feelings and only He can truly understand them. This poem is written in iambic meter. It is unrhymed but instead focuses on repetition of phrases in order to gain rhythm.

This romantic poem was first published in the author’s book Temptation’s Trust, which is the author’s first book about love.(Continue reading…)

Love Poetry: “To My Wonderful Wife” by Gary R. Hess – For Valentine’s Day

“To My Wonderful Wife” is a love poem written by Gary R. Hess dedicated to his wife on Valentine’s Day. This romantic poem discusses the woman’s eyes and voice before mentioning the speaker’s overall feelings of passion and exuberance he felt around her.

This contemporary poem is an example of the passions love can bring to a man or woman. Even though this poem was originally written as a Valentine’s Day gift, it could be read on any day and is a wonderful spoken poem that anyone can enjoy with their spouse.(Continue reading…)