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Short love poems are in great demand, so here is a whole page dedicated to short love poetry. If you're looking for short love messages or short romantic poems, this is the place. Short love sayings use imagination, as this short love verse does.

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.

By Joanna Fuchs

The following short romantic poem contrasts the time before and after your love began. It's a short love message sure to please.

I Never Knew

I never knew about happiness;
I didn’t think dreams came true;
I couldn’t really believe in love,
Until I finally met you.

By Joanna Fuchs

Short love poetry can emphasize the longing to spend time together, as this free short love poem does.

Love Time

If I could have all the time in the world,
I know what I would do:
I’d spend the time
In pleasure sublime,
Just by being with you.

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By Joanna Fuchs

Short love poetry should make an impact, despite its length, as this free short romantic poem does. It’s a rhyming poem written in limerick format.

Fool for Your Charms

Every day with you gives me a thrill;
All my dreams you richly fulfill.
I’m a fool for your charms;
You belong in my arms;
Love me; please say that you will.

By Joanna Fuchs

Short love messages can be light, even funny, or they can be intense, as this short love verse is.

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.

By Joanna Fuchs


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Short love poems can be lengthy, or they can get their message across in a few words, as this short romantic poem does. It's a rhyming poem.

It's You

Of everything I know and love and treasure,
It’s you, my love, who gives me perfect pleasure.
I love your way with me, your touch, your kiss;
To be with you is happiness and bliss.

By Joanna Fuchs

Short love poetry has to pack at lot of feeling in a few lines as this short romantic poem does.

My Everything

When all goes wrong, and my life runs amok,
I think of you, and I get unstuck;
In the midst of chaos, you make my heart sing;
You’re my peace, my happiness, my everything.

By Joanna Fuchs

Short love poems can deliver big romantic messages: Sometimes love is enough to make a life happy and fulfilling, as this short love saying illustrates.

Because I Had You

If tomorrow my life were finished,
With many fun things left to do,
It wouldn't matter at all,
Because, my love, I had you.

By Joanna Fuchs

(Yes, I know “fun” is a noun, not an adjective, but it's common usage, and I claim poetic license.)


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The following short love poem for him (or her) in free verse tells why you love him or her. This short romantic love poem is perfect for a small greeting card.

You're Perfect

Your femininity/masculinity attracts me;
Your steady strength supports me;
Your tenderness sustains me;
You’re the perfect love for me.

By Joanna Fuchs

Short love poems take different forms. Instead of rhyming, short love poetry can be in free verse, as this short love message is.

My Perfect Refuge

When life is cold,
I wrap myself in your warmth,
nestled in your love,
my perfect refuge.

By Joanna Fuchs

You say you want short love poetry, a short love message that says it all in just a few words, a short love poem for him, and it has to be a short love rhyme? I’ll give you a short romantic poem...really short; here it is: (Note: An alternate title and second line would contain the words, “I Win,” instead of “You Win.”

You Win

It’s crazy, but you’re all I want and need;
You win; I’m yours forever; I concede.

By Joanna Fuchs

This short romantic poem gives prayerful thanks for the gift of love.

Thanks for Love

I say a prayer of thanks each day
To the good Lord up above:
Thanks for the gift of you in my life,
For your deeply fulfilling love.

By Joanna Fuchs

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Short love poems often describe the change that true love brings. This short love message, a rhyming poem, does that.

Now That You're Here

Life without you was fine, was okay.
It was spent aimlessly, getting through each new day.
Now that you're here, joy and pleasure I see,
Each second and minute filled with sweet ecstasy.

By Joanna Fuchs

Short love poems can still communicate a lot. As short love poetry goes, this sweet, short love message says it all.

I Always Will

I loved you then,
And I love you still;
I adore you now,
And I always will.

By Joanna Fuchs

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