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While people's versions of the "best" poem differ, the Academy of American Poets and The Telegraph agree that several prominent love poems rise above the rest. These include "She Walks in Beauty" by Lord Byron and "The L... More »

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Some very short poems include Passing Time by Maya Angelou, We Real Cool by Gwendolyn Brooks and On the Antiquity of Microbes by an undetermined poet. Japanese Haiku poems are also considered to be a very short literary ... More »

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Two of the most timeless love poems, titled "I Love Thee" and "Wild Nights," were written by Eliza Acton and Emily Dickinson. Dating back to the 1800s, "I Love Thee" by Eliza Acton is a love poem that uses a rhyming patt... More »

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The website of the Academy of American Poets provides some suggested poems appropriate for funerals. Recommended elegiac poems include "Because I Could Not Stop for Death" by Emily Dickinson, "In Memoriam" by Lord Alfred... More »

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Every poem, especially love poems, are unique and should be treated so. Creating unique examples from one's own feelings and experiences is the best way to create a memorable and meaningful line of poetry. More »

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The themes present in the poem "Oranges" by Gary Soto include love, maturation and poverty. The poem is an account of a first date between a young boy and girl. Although Soto never explicitly uses the word "love" to desc... More »

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"Air Castles," written by American poet Patricia Gale, tells of the speaker of the poem's hope of one day finding the love of their life. The narrator daydreams about this future lover while staring into a fire at midnig... More »

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