3 Sweet And Short Poems About Falling In Love

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Love has the power to change lives. Our collection of poems about falling in love can make you understand that the universe looks more colorful when you are in love and you feel like surrendering yourself to that special someone.

Reading these poems could also make you reminisce about your romantic episodes in life or your first love. You may even share some favorite poems with your loved one and cherish the beautiful moments you spent together.

3 Poems About Falling In Love

Even if you have not fallen in love yet or experienced the feelings that falling in love brings, become a poet in love and feel the joy of falling in love by reading these poems.

1. To Be In Love To be in love

Is to touch with a lighter hand.
In yourself you stretch, you are well.
You look at things
Through his eyes.
A cardinal is red.
A sky is blue.
Suddenly you know he knows too.
He is not there but
You know you are tasting together
The winter, or a light spring weather.
His hand to take your hand is overmuch.
Too much to bear.
You cannot look in his eyes
Because your pulse must not say
What must not be said.
When he
Shuts a door-
Is not there_
Your arms are water.
And you are free
With a ghastly freedom.
You are the beautiful half
Of a golden hurt.
You remember and covet his mouth
To touch, to whisper on.
Oh when to declare
Is certain Death!
Oh when to apprize
Is to mesmerize,
To see fall down, the Column of Gold,
Into the commonest ash.

—Gwendolyn Brooks

2. Poem to First Love

Perhaps you saw too that the feeling would stay.

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To have been told “I love you” by you could well be, for me,
the highlight of my life, the best feeling, the best peak
on my feeling graph, in the way that the Chrysler building
might not be the tallest building in the NY sky but is
the best, the most exquisitely spired, or the way that
Hank Aaron’s career home-run total is not the highest
but the best, the one that signifies the purest greatness.
So improbable!  To have met you at all and then
to have been told in your soft young voice so soon
after meeting you: “I love you.”  And I felt the mystery
of being that you, of being a you and being
loved, and what I was, instantly, was someone
who could be told “I love you” by someone like you.
I was, in that moment, new; you were 19; I was 22;
you were impulsive; I was there in front of you, with a future
that hadn’t yet been burned for fuel; I had energy;
you had beauty; and your eyes were a pale blue,
and they backed what you said with all they hadn’t seen,
and they were the least ambitious eyes I’d known,
the least calculating, and when you spoke and when
they shone, perhaps you saw the feeling you caused.
Perhaps you saw too that the feeling would stay.

—Matthew Yeager

3. Yours

Your love is the weather of my being.

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I am yours as the summer air at evening is
Possessed by the scent of linden blossoms,

As the snowcap gleams with light
Lent it by the brimming moon.

Without you I’d be an unleafed tree
Blasted in a bleakness with no Spring.

Your love is the weather of my being.
What is an island without the sea?

—Daniel Hoffman

Frequently Asked Questions

1. How do you write a poem about someone you love?

Sit in a peaceful and calm environment and jot down the feelings that you get when thinking about your special someone. Go down memory lane and cherish the beautiful moments you have spent with them. You can also take some of the poems from the above post as inspiration and use them to beautify your personalized composition. Put your heartfelt poem with a gift or a card and give it to the one you love.

2. How will a girl feel if I write a poem about her?

Most girls adore it when their guys express their love in unique ways, such as by writing a poem. Nevertheless, if you think your lady love will like a poem, go ahead and write a beautiful poem for her. Use that poem as the medium to express your feelings and emotions, which you otherwise can’t express in person.

Falling in love is a special feeling, and these poems about falling in love will help you relate to your feelings. It might not be easy to put your feelings into words or make others sense what you might be feeling. During such times, these poems will surely come in handy for you to put those thoughts and feelings into personalized and give them a special touch.

Infographic: Tips On Writing Your Own Poem About Falling In Love

Poems are a creative way of expressing your emotions and feelings toward your loved one. But how do you write a poem by yourself? Well, we have prepared this infographic to help you with tips on how to write your love poem. Read the infographic and keep it handy for later times.

points to remember when writing love poems [infographic]
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