Love Poems to Make Your Girlfriend Cry on Valentine’s Day

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Are you looking for Valentine’s Day poems to give your girlfriend? Then you’ve come to the right spot! In this article, we will take a look at some of the best love poems ever created to help you give your girl the romantic day she craves.

[Tip: Handwrite one of these poems on a card or stationary paper, draw some hearts, and wrap a bow around it]

Keep reading to find these fantastic poems to make your girlfriend cry from joy.(Continue reading…)

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…)

“To My Dear and Loving Husband” by Anne Bradstreet Analysis and Poem

SeparatedAnne Bradstreet was one of the most remarkable English poets in early North American colonial history. She was the first Puritan author in American literature, and her writings continue to give insight into women’s role in Puritan society. Her writing “To My Dear and Loving Husband” is a great example of female Puritan belief. Let’s take a look at a synopsis of the poem along with an analysis of the figurative language she used.

Synopsis

“To My Dear and Loving Husband” by Anne Bradstreet is a love poem written about her and her husband’s relationship. The poem begins by speaking about how if two people ever became one person, then it was surely them. If a man was every loved by his wife, it would be him. If a wife was ever happy with her husband, then surely it was her and you can compare her to any other woman who feels the same. She goes on to state that she prizes him more than any riches of the world and that her love will never. She says that she can never repay the love of her husband and that she prays he will get his reward in heaven. She ends the poem by stating that even when they are in heaven that they will continue to love each other forever.(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: “Dawn” by Gary R. Hess – A Micropoem

“Dawn” is a short love poem about how hope still exists despite the terrible past relationships and problems which have occurred in the author’s life. This is an upbeat and positive motivational poem where the author states that his life is still beginning (“impending noon”) and that dawn is fading away and the day will be bright (the past is getting farther away and the future will be bright). Too many times do people give up after lost love but not this time!

This four-line poem is written in iambic tetrameter (four feet of unstressed beats followed by a stressed beats), except for the first line which uses trochee (stressed beats followed by unstressed beats), and uses end-rhyme and near-rhyme to end each line (gone/on and own/noon).(Continue reading…)

Love Poetry: “God’s Salvation” by Gary R. Hess

Love Poem: God's Salvation by Gary R. Hess

“God’s Salvation” is a love poem about the expectations of relationships and challenges they face. The writing starts by mentioning “this maze of righteousness” and how unawakened people (the ignorant) feel “splendor” in their relationships. They feel their relationships are perfect and nothing is wrong. However, it then continues by stating that temptations come and make people go away from their beliefs about what was once thought of as perfect.

This poem was written during a time of the author’s life when he was having problems involving his own relationships. Were they meant to be together? Were they truthful to one another? It is one of those dangerous situations we all face, and we must make a choice.

This short poem has no specific meter but includes the rhyme scheme of ABCCDCC.(Continue reading…)

Love Poetry: “The Waiting Bee” by Gary R. Hess

The Waiting Bee

“The Waiting Bee” is a love poem written by Gary R. Hess. This poem is a fun, short poem with many images and sounds, including onomatopoeia! At first glance, this writing may seem like just a poem about a piece of mother nature but at a closer look, it is about something much more: relationships.

Obviously, this poem is about how we all get anxious when waiting. Waiting for what? Well, that’s for you to decide! Is it about waiting for the speaker’s love to come home? Or is it about the speaker waiting for someone to love? That’s the great thing about poetry. It is often up to the reader to decide the meaning.(Continue reading…)

The 10 Greatest Love Poems in History

Greatest love poemsThe greatest love poems ever written is among one of the biggest controversies discussed by modern literature aficionados. What poem is the best? Which poet deserves the honor? Must the poet be among the most famous to be included on the list?

All of these questions are incredibly important and are discussed in depth within most poetry circles. The list below is not meant to stop any of these questions being asked but instead, add to the discussion. Which poems do you think deserve to be included in the list?(Continue reading…)

Love Poetry: “Stalemate” by Gary R. Hess

“Stalemate” is a love poem written by Gary R. Hess about two people who love each other deeply, but they are both too afraid to make the first move due to being too scared of rejection. They continue to flirt and dance around the subject for days, weeks, and eventually, months before either of them make the first move. The poem is written in free verse and is unrhymed.

This contemporary poem has been published in Gary R. Hess’s poetry book titled Temptation’s Trust, which is the author’s first book on love.(Continue reading…)