Love Poems and Romantic Poetry

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


Romantic love poems have the power to inspire us and to warm our hearts. We should take a few minutes each day to recall an inspirational line or stanza.

Listed below are some of the world's most admired romantic love poems and poets listed alphabetically by the author's last name. I hope that your favorites are among them. Please let me know if there is a romantic love poem that you would like to see included here.

Love Quotes to Remember
Lullaby by W.H. Auden
To My Dear and Loving Husband by Anne Bradstreet
Because She Would Ask Me Why I Love Her by Christopher Brennan
How Do I Love Thee? by Elizabeth Barrett Browning
She Walks In Beauty by Lord Byron
A Red Red Rose by Robert Burns

First Love by John Clare
i carry your heart with me by e. e. cummings
I Gave Myself To Him by Emily Dickinson
My River by Emily Dickinson
Wild Nights by Emily Dickinson
You Left Me by Emily Dickinson
Why Don't You Come? by Mihai Eminescu

Beautiful Dreamer by Stephen Foster
My Love's A Match by Alfred P. Graves
When I Was One-And-Twenty by A.E. Housman
Jenny Kissed Me by Leigh Hunt
Song: To Celia by Ben Jonson

A Book Of Verses by Omar Khayyam
A Song Of Love by Sidney Lanier
Evening Song by Sidney Lanier
The Passionate Shepherd to His Love by Christopher Marlowe

Annabel Lee by Edgar Allan Poe
My Heart Is Like a Singing Bird by Christina Rossetti
Maybe by Carl Sandburg
Shall I Compare Thee by William Shakespeare
Sonnet 116 by William Shakespeare
My Love Is Like To Ice by Edmund Spenser
One Day I Wrote Her Name by Edmund Spenser

She Comes Not by Herbert Trench
A Friend Like You by Author Unknown
To A Stranger by Walt Whitman
Wine Comes In At The Mouth by William Butler Yeats

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