Are you looking for a piece of writing to help you convey your feelings for the people you love? If yes, then what can be more romantic and meaningful than love poems. Poems are extremely beautiful works of writing that rhythmically express true feelings.


Poems are loaded with secret meaning, making reading them even more, engaging and captivating if you genuinely understand the underlying meanings beneath the lyrical words. Whether you want to recite a poem for someone or simply want to read some of the most beautiful love poems in your spare time, here is a list of some of the most beautiful poetry.

1-Sonnet 116- William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare as a dramatist, is a legend but is no less a poet. In Sonnet 116 it expresses that real love is everlasting, regardless of the hurdles or challenges that may emerge. True love is like the beacon that leads ships at sea, remaining steady even as lovers age and die.” Love alters not with his brief hours and weeks”, reading this poem will restore your faith in true love by beautifully expressing it.

2-When You Come- Maya Angelou

With Maya Angelou’s poem, take a metaphorical journey through the recollections of past relationships. Uncover the memories of love that have been locked away in the past and can trigger a spectrum of feelings when they emerge to the light. “Baubles made from stolen kisses. Trinkets of borrowed loves” these lines are sure to bring back your memories of the past love experiences you might have.

3-A Red, Red Rose- Robert Frost

“My love is like a red red rose that’s newly sprung in June”, a symbolic poem that clearly expresses the freshness of new and young love. Spend some time reading this poetry, which conveys deep affection for the beloved and vows that this love will outlast a person’s existence and even the earth itself, staying new and consistent eternally.

4-How Do I Love Thee- Elizabeth Barret Browning

This poem is a must-read if you wish to experience the depth and passion of true love. A beautiful love poetry that communicates a lot of affection for the other half. “I shall but love thee better after death,” what a wonderful way to express the love that will be remembered even beyond death!

5-Tonight I Can Write The Saddest Line- Pablo Neruda

This poem may not be ideal for lovers, but it is one of Pablo Neruda’s best love poems that everyone should read. Keep some tissues around because this poem on rejected love will undoubtedly bring tears to your eyes as you recall your lost lover; as the poem says, “Love is so short, forgetting is so long.” The poem is a confessional monologue written by a rejected lover as he sits under the night sky, recalling his lost beloved.

ideal for lovers

To Sum Up

Valentine’s day is just around the corner, and these poems are sure to ignite your love to express your feelings to your loved ones. If not, then sip a cup of coffee and enjoy this lovely poetry at your leisure.