Hi, readers! It's time once again to celebrate National Poetry Month here on ILRB. Yay! 😀 Recently, I decided to mark this special occasion by letting J. Simon Harris come visit us and feature the brand-new English translation of Pablo Neruda's romantic poetry. Why? Well, do you actually need a reason to honor poetry about… Continue reading National Poetry Month Feature: J. Simon Harris and Neruda’s TWENTY LOVE POEMS AND A SONG OF DESPAIR translation
Hi, readers! April is here again! 🙂 To celebrate National Poetry Month, I decided to write a romantic poem, inspired by my relationship with my fiancé. Here it is: Miles of Our Memories A special anniversary approaches… How many times have we crossed these miles? More than I can count. Distance separates us again… Continue reading National Poetry Month Feature: “Miles of Our Memories” – a poem
Aching Heart Taillights easing farther away, my eyelids shutter. Even before you’ve left, I ache for you. Missing you is pain. In bed I yearn for your arms to hold me tight once more, yet the room is dark and cold. All I have are memories, the remnant of your kiss on my lips, your… Continue reading “Aching Heart” – a poem
A Lover’s Vow Well over ten years have passed… Still every touch, every word, every look feels right. When you hold me close at the day’s end, once all our obligations have subsided, and I can at last rest against your chest as we talk softly, you’re the only home I’ve ever wanted or needed.… Continue reading “A Lover’s Vow” – a poem
Dream with Me My yearning for you is strong, something I’ve never felt for anyone else… There are nights like tonight, when I ache so much for you that sleep eludes me. With bated breath I remember our last embrace, savoring your arms around me, the warmth of your body against mine, your chest beneath… Continue reading “Dream with Me” – a poem
Hi, readers! Now and then on the I Love Romance Blog, I recognize poets and their wonderful, romantic poems. Today D.L. Owens has stopped by to showcase some of her work for us. I love poetry, almost as much as I love romance! It is music for my eyes, and a song in my heart.… Continue reading Guest Poet Spotlight: D.L. Owens
You and the Muse There are few things in this chaotic world that make total sense to me. Two, in fact, which I can name right now… Often it feels like I’m a mere pawn on the chessboard of life. Some choices are strategic; others are left to chance. A few are mistakes one would… Continue reading “You and the Muse” – a poem
The Other Side of Our Dreams Do you sleep? Do you dream? At night, do you sleep in hopes of meeting me when you wake? Do you dream, dream of me the way I dream of you? Do you pray? Do you pray you’ll see my face? To hold me tight? Because I think… Continue reading “The Other Side of Our Dreams” – a poem
I have some pretty exciting news! I just found that I won the 'I Love You' themed poetry contest on Poetry Universe on Facebook! Yay! 😀 I thought it was fun and worth mentioning, and apropos for the I Love Romance Blog here. LOL. Here is my winning poem for the theme of… Continue reading POETRY: Romance Themed Winner – Empress of the Universe!
Hi, readers! Last April, I recognized a pretty special time for writers and readers alike, National Poetry Month, and invited poet Honcho Mars to spotlight to some of his wonderful poems. Today he returns to showcase a little more of it for us. I love poetry, almost as much as I love romance! It is… Continue reading Guest Poet Spotlight: Honcho Mars returns!