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7 Sites To Find Great Valentine Poems For Your Date

Saikat Basu 09-02-2011

<firstimage=”//static.makeuseof.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/Shutterstock-Valentine.jpg”>valentine poemsWhen it comes to a special date with the one you love, you have to wear your heart on your sleeve, be it on Valentine’s Day or any other. Valentine’s Day just makes everything seem rosier. It is the day when you not only have to carry your overflowing heart on your sleeve, but also make it speak up with ardor.


Thanks to marketing blitzkriegs and numerous card companies, there’s no shortage of ways to do it on Valentine’s Day. Though a platinum ring may take you a long way; going for the simple touch could just blind side your date. One of the simplest approaches since love was born has been through love poems.

You can find them on the web any time of the year, but come Valentine’s Day, you can bet that there will be some fresh pickings of poems. So head for these lovely websites to borrow and steal some Valentine poems for your date.

The Poetry Foundation

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The Poetry Foundation is an independent literary organization that aims to promote poetry. They are also the publishers of Poetry magazine. The site is beautifully organized and finding the right poem for Valentine’s Day is a breeze with the site’s Poetry Tool. Use the dropdown for filtering by occasion and choose Valentine’s Day. The Poetry Tool gives you 142 Valentine poems from a host of known, unknown, and contemporary poets. You can also use the big red graphic on the right side that says – Find The Perfect Poem for Valentine’s Day.


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The Academy of American Poets’ flagship site is beautifully done. If you appreciate fine contemporary poetry, then this site demands a bookmark. There are many ways to get to the Valentine poems on the site. Use the Advanced Search and filter with options like keywords and theme (Love, Lust, Friendship, Romance etc). You can also use the Celebrate the Season with Poetry link on the homepage and choose Love.

Black Cat Poems

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If you aren’t too superstitious about cats, dive straight into the site and browse through their collection of love poems. A scroll down the webpage reveals over 300 love poems…a lot of them by legends of verse like Yeats and Tennyson. Some also have been submitted by enthusiastic poets and you can also submit your own. Not all love poems will be apt for a cheery Valentine Day, but you can pick one to send across to your beloved.

Poetry America

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The site features a lot of poems from amateur poets. There’s a whole series of Love Poems and one of the lists within it collates Valentine poems. The 100 Best Love Poems could be a list worth going through to find some hidden gems. If you are feeling poetic, why not contribute your own?

Poem Lovers

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The site’s tagline puts it best as a site for those who love poetry and love poems. There is no separate section on Valentine’s Day poetry but you can pick the love poems from the general listing and pass it off on the day.

The Love Quotes Encyclopedia

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You get a fresh dose of romance a day thanks to the site’s daily stream of love quotes, Tucked away amidst the quotes is a small collection of love poems penned by soma famous names. You are sure to impress your date if you play it right.

Loving You

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The site comes packed with a collection of love, romance and relationships resources including advice, poetry, quotes, dedications, chat, horoscopes, romantic ideas, and message boards. If you are interested to pick a love poem for Valentine’s Day, head to the Love Poems page and browse through the categories or narrow it down by occasion or season.

The fourteenth of February is significant not only for lovers but also for potential lovers. If you belong to either species and are looking to embellish your feelings with a touch of love poetry, then the web is an ally. A Valentine’s Day poem is only the message. You have to pick the medium, the place, and the time to deliver it to your date. Have a great day, spread the love, and also tell us about your favorite web resource when it comes to this occasion.

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  1. Frank
    February 16, 2011 at 9:28 am

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  2. Frank
    February 16, 2011 at 10:28 am

    Thanks for the tips! Don't forget also to check this site:http://www.torrentoff.com Poems are necessary in Valentine's day, as romantic movies!