55 Romantic, Short Love Poems For Him And Her

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Short love poems help express your feelings to your beloved person in a simple, precise, and heartwarming way. Poetry touches a person’s heart and makes your special person realize how much they mean to you. A romantic poem can be a sweet and cute way to propose to your partner or celebrate an anniversary. Poetry can add that romantic touch to date and ignite feelings of the boundless love between you and your partner. Plunge into our list of short poems about love, pick the one you relate to the most, share it with your sweetheart and make their day.

Short Love Poems For Her

Sometimes, only a few lines of lovely words can do wonders. Tell your girlfriend or wife that your love for her is eternal by sharing your feelings through short love poems for her.

1. God’s Gift

Love is like a river,
A never ending stream.
Love is shared by each other
To answer someone’s dream.

I’ ’s a never ending story;
Love is not a lie.
You can share in all its glory,
For love will never die.

Love is all around you,
The moon and stars above.
Love is a gift from God,
And God is a gift of love.

— John P. Read

2. Love Me Through It All

Love me through it all
The beautiful days
The dark days
The days when I am drowning
The days when I am lost
The days when I am stagnant

For it is love,
and only love,
that heals all wounds.

— Caroline White

3. Our Love

L is for “laughter” we had along the way.
O is for “optimism” you gave me every day.
V is for “value” of being my best friend.
E is for “eternity” a love that has no end.

— John P. Read

4. Your Smile On My Mind

I wake up every day with your smile on my mind.
It’s a beautiful sight to behold, so soft and so kind.
My dreams are filled with the thought of me and you.
I awake and smile, for my dreams have come true.
I have you to guide me through my troubles and fears.
I’ll always be here for you through your struggles and tears.
I love you more than my words could ever show.
You mean everything to me; I just want you to know.
I’ll be here for you no matter the dilemma.
You will always be first on my agenda.

— Luke O. Meyers

5. I Can Be Anything You Want You Need

I can be the silence
when the world around you
gets to be too loud.
I can be the rain
pattering on your rooftop
when you need that lullaby.

I can be anything
you want and need
to make this life settle in
and be at ease.

— S. L. Gray

6. Someone To Walk With Me

I was never looking
for another half
to make me whole,
just someone
who was willing
to walk with me
no matter how far
I strayed.

— Raquel Franco

7. Sun Kissed

A squillion stars shine in the sky.
Soaring angels sing sweet songs nearby.
I wake and smile, my dreams are true.
The star in my arms, my sun, is you.

— Peter C. Free

8. You

You are
what I’ve been
searching for,
chasing after,
longing to find,
every star,
and dream,
all of everything
so infinitely far away
and yet so intimately
here in my arms.

— Leo Christopher

9. True Love

When I say I love you, please believe it’s true.
When I say forever, know I’ll never leave you.
When I say goodbye, promise me you won’t cry,
Because the day I’ll be saying that will be the day I die.

— Paul Smith

10. Come A Little Closer

Come a little closer
Honey, come a little closer,
let me whisper in your ear.
Let me tell it to you softly,
So that no one else will hear.
What I have to say is private,
and is just between us two;
just want you to know how much,
I love the things you do.

— Chloe

11. When You Are Next To Me

The world seems
somehow slower
when you are
next to me.
As though my senses
cannot focus
on anything
but you.

— Blake Auden

12. Real Love

When the moon shines on your face,
I feel the warmth of the sun.
I feel your beauty beckoning me into your arms.
The soft touch of your hand on mine
Truly lets me know what love is for the first time.
Your heart touches those who choose to feel.
When I see you, I pinch myself to see if this is real.

— Issac H.

13. Beauty Is Love

Beauty isn’t seen by eyes.
It’s felt by hearts,
Recognized by souls,
In the presence of love.

— Darren C Swartland

14. True Love

A million stars up in the sky.
One shines brighter – I can’t deny.
A love so precious, a love so true,
a love that comes from me to you.
The angels sing when you are near.
Within your arms I have nothing to fear.
You always know just what to say.
Just talking to you makes my day.
I love you, honey, with all of my heart.
Together forever and never to part.

— Cameron Turner

15. Love Worth

Be with someone
who fights for
you, someone who
knows you are
worth it, someone
who knows love is
worth it.

— J. Iron Word

16. The Patience Of Heart

Love takes time.
It takes patience
to find the one,
to find him,
to find forever.
The heart may get broken,
but never give up.
The patience of a heart
is so beautiful.

— K Heart

17. How Do I Start ?

How do I start?
What do I say?
I love you and you take my breath away?
Do I say hold me tight, keep me warm all through the night?
So how do I start?
I start like this: hold me, love me, teach me, move me, motivate me to do something great.
Now that I’ve started, how do I end?
I end like this

— Denise Branham

18. Sacrifices Of Love

Love makes us strong…
then makes us weak.
Love makes us see…
then makes us blind.
Love makes us able..
then makes us disable.
We want love…
but don’t always need it.

— Brooke

19. Power Of Your Smile

The sun can burn my skin.
The beams blast from afar,
But the sun is no match to your powerful smile
That can heal a frozen heart.

— Tyquan L. Norwood

20. Roses

If roses were red and violets could be blue,
I’d take us away to a place just for two.
You’d see my true colors and all that I felt.
I’d see that you could love me and nobody else.
We’d build ourselves a fortress where we’d run and play.
You’d be mine and I’d be yours ’til our dying day.
Then I wake and realize you were never here.
It’s all just my thoughts, my dreams, my hopes…
But now it’s only tears!

— Kori Frias

21. Love

L, is for the Laughter I give to you every day
knowing you’ll never go away

O, is for the Options we’ll have when we’re together
knowing our love couldn’t get any better

V, is for the Visions I have of you
knowing I’ll never find anyone quite like you

E, is for Everything that’s true I’ve every said
especially when I said, “We’ll be together till we’re dead.”

— Jeremy Vega

22. Deep Love

I love you so deeply
I love you so much
I love the sound of your voice
And the way we used to touch

I love your kind and thoughtful ways
And the joy you bring to my life every day
I love you today as I have from the start
I’ll love you forever with all my heart.

— Sandar

23. My Heart

My Heart is something that gives me life
My Heart feeds and nurtures as if it were my wife
My Heart is kind and loving down to the last drop
My Heart keeps me going not wanting to stop
My Heart has a pulse to it unlike anything in this universe
My Heart gives me strength in the hardest traverse
My Heart gives me structure in such an unstructured place
My Heart beats at an insurmountable pace
My Heart bonds me together so that nothing could tear it apart
My Heart is something I loved right from the start
You Yes!!!! You. Are My Heart.

— Vernon Myres

24. Green Eyes

Drowning my heart with his eyes,
Conjuring passion that never dies,
So irresistible the pair of green,
Engraved on my mind a beautiful scene,
Bright, serene and filled with mystery,
Amazing how it sparks the chemistry,
Merely gazing at them makes me cheer,
Gives me hope and sets my mind clear,
Brilliance glaring from the mellow iris,
Looking through them is truly a bliss.

— Walaa

25. Short Love Affair

There is a beautiful world where I can see your face,
It exists only between time and space
Time shreds space like worn out fashion,
And leaves us desperate for our precious compassion
Space consumes time without our consent,
And hides the reality that our dreams were once spent
Our love is regained when we meet in between
And there we can dance again in our dream

— Stanley

26. The Taste

Pour the wine slowly
Let it linger in the glass

Lift the glass so lightly
On your lips let it pass

The taste of my passion
Feel it warm when you sip

This kiss will be forever
As it flows across your lip

— Hershel B. Geouge

27. She Loves Me

For though I hope she loves me
For she has kissed my mouth
Thought I am like a stricken bird
who cannot reach the south.

Tonight I know she loves me
And my heart is very glad
for her kiss was just as wonderful
As all the dreams I’ve had

— Danielle Alexander

28. Your Kiss

Your kiss is like a cloud,
So soft upon my cheek,
and though I never say it,
and show it in any way,
I love you till this very day!

— Dakota

29. Miss You Love

I miss you so deeply,
My heart struggles to beat,
I cannot breathe fully,
I can’t wait till we meet,
When we are apart,
All I can do,
Is sit here and long to be close to you.

— Unknown

30. This Morning

This passionate morning
I wake up with
Your feminine body
With your seductive eyes
with your soft kisses
saying I love you.
This passionate morning
I am hoping you
could write your
immense love in my

— Diego Olvera

31. What Is Love?

Love is when that special someone kisses you.
Love is having someone to talk to.
Love is being romantic on that one day.
Love is happiness that is shown day after day
That’s what love is!

— Ronnie R. Jennings

32. Every Thought of You

Each thought of you fills me with sweet emotion;
I give to you my deepest devotion.
My fondest wishes you completely fulfill;
I love you totally, and I always will.

— Joanna Fuchs

33. Your Spell

When I’m down, you lift me up.
When I’m hurting, you make me well.
Your love is over the top, and
I’m forever under your spell.

— Unknown

Short Love Poems For Him

He may not be expressive but takes the best care of you. You can tell how much you love him by sharing some of the best short love poems for him.

34. I Love You

You look at me as if I’m the only girl around
You make me feel important and never let me down.

You’ve shown me how to live,
How to smile, what to say.
You’ve shown me what it’s worth
To love someone each and every day.

So this poem goes out to you
For everything you’ve done,
And I hope now you understand
That baby, you’re the one!
I love you!

— Shannon

35. Love So Amazing

My love for you is like the raging sea,
So powerful and deep it will forever be.
Through storm, wind, and heavy rain,
It will withstand every pain.
Our hearts are so pure and love so sweet.
I love you more with every heartbeat!

— Elaine Chetty

36. Let Go

What do I do,
When I’m still in love with you?
You walked away,
‘Cause you didn’t want to stay.
You broke my heart, you tore me apart.
Every day I wait for you,
Telling myself our love was true.
But when you don’t show, more tears start to flow.
That’s when I know
I have to let go.

— Shelby T. Parsons

37. Make Me Feel

Take my heart; I’ll give it with ease.
Take my hand and walk this journey with me.
Take these scars and heal them all up.
Take these fears and make them vanish when things get tough.
Take this smile and make it stretch so wide.
Take these arms and hold me oh so tight.
Take these feelings and make them real.
At the end, show me how to feel.

— Mariah Chandan

38. Love Over Time

In cracked skin
and calloused hands
morning light
and greying hair
in memories
of the first touch
and the taste of lips
I love you here
I loved you there
I love you now
I loved you then
time will never be a friend
but our love will never end

— Gemma Troy

39. Future Husband

Your heart is kind,
And my heart is truly in your hands.
From the first words we say together,
I will love you forever.

— Miranda J. Gee

40. True Love

True love is measured by how deep you fall
And judged by how low you are willing to crawl
Just to save it and make it last
It is determined by how willing you are to open up and offer your trust.
It is hospitable, amazing at all times, and always kind.
It is never prejudiced, it is color blind..

— Piet Modiba

41. Even Though I Could Drown

There’s something about
how the sea draws me in
much like your eyes
even though I know I could drown
I’m always going to try to swim

— Gemma Troy

42. Love For You

I love you with my heart.
I love you with my soul.
I know you don’t believe in me,
but trust me, for I know.
My love is deep,
my love is true,
and it will never fade.
So tell me now
and tell me true
Do you love me too?

— Angiee Thoroughman

43. Heart In My Hands

If you said you were cold,
I would wrap my arms around you.
If you said you were thirsty,
I would give you the ocean blue.
I would give you anything: the moon, the stars, the sunset too.
This heart in my hands I hold out to you.

— Katiynd Jenkins

44. If I Could Be Anything

If I could be anything in world,
I would be your tears;
Conceived in your heart,
Born in your eyes,
Live on your cheek,
And die on your lips.

— Julie Cognato

45. My Only Sweetheart

My sweetheart from now until forever.
Even when death separates us,
You will always be my only true love.
I will never leave you nor hurt you.
You’re my one and only SWEETHEART.

— Brandi Grate

46. Daydream

You fill the room with sweet sensation
distracting bits of information
crowd the space where logic dwells
distorting sights and sounds and smells
touching me with tactile pleasure
pushing me beyond a measure
of reasonable doubt that soon I sense
I’m nowhere in the present tense.

— Joanne Wasserman

47. Princess

The sound of your voice
Calling me by what I wish to be,
Ripples through the blood within me,
Causing my heart to melt,
Leaving me with a ridiculous smile
Planted on my face.

— Arlene Kay

48. Could You Be The One

It feels good to be in your arms,
to feel the warmth of your touch.
I love to look into your beautiful eyes,
to see how much you care.
It feels good to have someone like you
to think about every day.
I love to take long walks with you,
to hold your hand every step of the way.

— Monica

49. You And Me

You and me are one of a kind,
You and me are a perfect kind.
We can’t do everything forever,
But I wish we could do everything together.
You and me can do it,
If we put our hearts into it.

— John M. Rogers

50. I Want To

I want to kiss your reddish lips
I want to touch your rosy cheeks
I want to hear your lovely voice
Although it can make a loud noise

I will forget all my sorrow
Just to be with you tomorrow
Thinking you’re always beside me
Hoping that you’ll never leave me.

— Michaela Tatualla

51. One I Love

I know I have an angel.
She was sent from heaven above
To protect me every day
And give me lots of love.

She’s there when I’m lonely.
She sits by me when I cry.
She encourages me when I’m down
And makes me want to try.

— Ariel Kornegay

52. Idle Dreams

In idle dreams of long ago,
I imagined my true love;
A perfect match, a soulmate,
An angel from above.

Now you’re here, and now I know
Our love will stay and thrive and grow.

— Joanna Fuchs

53. Love Time

If time could ease its relentless march when we’re together,
and hasten its plodding pace when we’re apart,
I could spend an eternity in your arms,
to savor love everlasting in my heart.

— Unknown

54. Warmth Of Love

To feel your hands warm on my face,
To hold you close in a loving embrace,
To kiss your lips with passion and peace,
I’d give everything and ask time to cease.

— Unknown

55. My Heart Only Loves You

I love you with all my heart, I love you with my soul,
Perhaps you don’t believe me, but trust me because I know.
My love is deep, my love is pure, my love is so very true,
Now please my heart aches to know, do you love me too?

— Unknown

Short love poems are a unique way to express your feelings and emotions and are more concise than a traditional love letter. Whether from a man or a woman, self-written poetry is a personal and unique expression of love. You could surprise your significant other by sharing one of the above poems on a special occasion or a regular day just to make them smile. To make your loved one feel extra special, draw inspiration from these poems to write your own describing your experiences and emotions.

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Shivank is an experienced professional with a passion for writing, editing, and research. With a bachelor’s degree in Mass Communication from IEL, Dehradun, he previously worked as a production editor. Shivank transitioned into a writer/editor, contributing to various publications as a freelancer. He writes literature, including quotes, poems and wishes, for MomJunction. He has a special interest in music and... more