Romantic poetry

On this page you’ll find free romantic poetry consisting of a mixture of deep romantic love poems as well as sweet romantic love poems.

Whether you are hurt, sad, lonely, longing for a lost love or deliriously happy, floating on cloud-nine or cautiously optimistic about a new love, romantic poetry is a great way to express your feelings.

It is also a consolation to read someone else’s poetry and to realize that you are not alone in your experiences and emotions.

    • It is also a consolation to read someone else’s poetry and to realize that you are not alone in your experiences and emotions.
    • When you feel overwhelmed by a situation or emotion use poetry to express yourself to say things that will otherwise be very difficult to express. Use it as therapy.
    • Sharing romantic poetry with your partner is a wonderful way to reconnect and deepen your relationship. If you find it difficult to express your feelings use poetry or write a love letter.


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I have compiled a list of some of my favorite poetry below. I hope you will enjoy it as much as I do!

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 Romantic poetry:

 

To Citriodora by Philip Henry Savage

Shall I compare thee to a Summer’s Day? by William Shakespeare

To Celia by Ben Jonson

An Hour with Thee by Sir Walter Scott

I shall hide myself by Chino Masako

Love comes quietly by Robert Creeley

Where we belong, a duet by Maya Angelou

How do I love thee? Let me count the ways by Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Warmth by Barton Sutter

Separation by W.S. Merwin

I do not love you … by Pablo Neruda

Roadmap – for J.J. by Harryette Mullen

I want to die while you love me by Georgia Douglas Johnson

The Taxi by Amy Lowell

Everybody tells me by Lady Sono No Omi IKuha

Heart! We will forget him by Emily Dickenson

I can’t hold you and I can’t leave you by Juana Ines de la Cruz

The end of love by Sophie Hannah

Like the touch of rain by Edward Thomas

Time does not bring relief by Edna St. Vincent Millay

Stop all the clocks … (from Twelve songs) by W.H. Auden

Longing by Matthew Arnold

Coat by Vicki Feaver

I still have everything you gave me by Naomi Shihab Nye

Listen to the warm: two by Rod McKuen

Listen to the warm: thirty-six by Rod McKuen

Song without words by Rod McKuen

Looking for your face by Rumi

If I knew by George Micheal Grossman

I am me by Virginia Satir

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