26 of the Most Beautiful Love Poems You’ll Ever Read

by Mombloglife

From the new to the old, take a loving journey through 26 of our top love poems to warm your heart and help you get into a loving mood.

1. “Come, And Be My Baby” by Maya Angelou

Maya Angelou is one of American history’s most celebrated, loved, and acclaimed storytellers and poets. Her focus for “Come, And Be My Baby” revolves around love being there for you even in hard times 

2. “To My Dear Loving Husband” by Anna Bradstreet

Anne Bradstreet was the first woman to be recognized as an accomplished New World poet, and her work has left a lasting impression through the centuries.  

3. “Variations on the Word Love” by Margaret Atwood

Margaret Atwood approaches love with a unique and creative perspective that shakes up the typical meaning of love, which shows how many different variations it can represent.  

4. “Always for The First Time”  by André Breton

André Breton expresses his dream of love and what he is willing to wait for in his someday love. This beautiful poem shows how to blur the lines between dreams and real life.  

5. “The Mad Girl’s Love Song” by Sylvia Plath

Sylvia Path expresses love as a wish or a dream for the future. Love is sometimes fleeting, and this fascinating poem uniquely expresses longing and heartbreak.  

6. “Love Poem” by Tishani Doshi

Tishani Doshi expresses thoughts on the sadness and fear people can experience with love. Some fear the loss of love so much they think of it too soon.  

7. “ Your Hands” by Angelina Weld Grimké

Angelina Weld Grimké expresses the purest love a couple can feel. She loved every detail of her husband to the point of memorizing and loving his hands. 

Nothing is like listening to or reading a powerful love poem to cheer up your day or touch your heart by connecting to you through familiar experiences.