shayarisms4lovers June18 81 - 20 Love Poems To Help You Win Back Her Love

20 Love Poems To Help You Win Back Her Love

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You can’t lose with these.

Sometimes, when you break up with someone, the love you have for them still stays strong — so you do what you can to try to win them back.

Wooing an old lover may seem like a difficult task. What can you possibly do to steal her heart again?

You could try to make a romantic statement by running after her at a train station or airport (like in the movies!). But unless she’s traveling soon, you won’t get many opportunities for that.

You could throw pebbles at her bedroom window to get her to talk to you. But that’s something that’s only romantic in movies and sort of creepy in real life.

When it comes to sweeping someone off their feet, sometimes it’s the small things that count.

Love poems are a great way to let someone know how you feel about them. They are short, simple, and to-the-point.

But don’t worry, you don’t have to be Shakespeare to win her over. You can send her poems from one of our favorite poets, from Lang Leav to Robert Browning.

So, continue reading below for some short, sweet love poems that will be sure to win her over.

1. Tell her what she is to you.

You are the finest, loveliest, tenderest, and most beautiful person i have ever known — and even that is an understatement.” — F. Scott Fitzgerald

2. Tell her how much you miss her.

“To know that I miss you so much when you leave; to know that I need you like the air that I breathe. To know that I want you with a passion so blind, is to know that I love you — with no doubt it my mind.” — Lang Leav

3. Tell her that you can’t go on without her.

“I never fully realized what it meant to hurt (to truly hurt) until I wanted you to such a great extent, only to have no other choice but to convince myself that I didn’t.”

4. Tell her you still think of her.

“I still search for you in crowds, in empty fields and soaring clouds. In city lights and passing cars, on winding roads and wishing stars. I wonder where you could be now, for years I’ve not said your name out loud. And long since I called you mine — time has passed for …

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shayarisms4lovers June18 56 - 30 Best Liz Newman Poems About Life Changes, Growth And Metamorphosis

30 Best Liz Newman Poems About Life Changes, Growth And Metamorphosis

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Spring is a time for big life changes.

If there is anything in this life that truly embodies the beauty of rebirth and new beginnings, it’s springtime. Sometimes it comes slow, sometimes it bursts forth suddenly, but springtime always makes its entrance in one way or another.

Spring has a way of lifting our spirits in ways we understand and ways we don’t. What’s special about a new season – especially springtime – is that it truly is a renaissance. After months of shorter days, colder weather, and death and decay all around us, our entire world is bursting forth into buds and blooms before our eyes.

It sounds cliché, but it’s always surreal hearing birds chirping for the first time after the seasons change. You never really think about it, but that moment you realize that there’s actual flowers on the trees outside and birds singing in the mornings, it kind of wakes you up, not just physically, but emotionally, as well.

Not only are we constantly in a cycle of changing seasons, but we all experience our own seasons of change, as well. There are times in your life when you fall in love for the first time, start the job of your dreams, move to a new city, and start your own family.

But just as we move from one season to the next, we all deal with not-so-happy seasons of change, too.

Your first heartbreak, a big failure, getting fired, feeling like you’ve hit rock bottom – the list goes on.

But even when you do feel like you’ve hit rock bottom, and even when you feel like you have no fight left in you, that’s when the seasons change, and the flowers start to bloom again. It might come slowly, or things might change before you know it, but we all get second chances (and third and fourth) in life to dust ourselves off and try again.

Time is meaningless, after all. You don’t have to be someone or do something in a certain amount of time for it to count. Whether you’re dealing with heartbreak, loss, new experiences, or success, you have all the time in the world to grow, learn, and start over.

As long as you believe in yourself, anything is possible. But sometimes, simply knowing that you have these seeds of change inside you isn’t enough. Sometimes, you need someone to …

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shayarisms4lovers June18 219 - 30 Best Love Poems And Quotes By Instagram Poet Nayyirah Waheed

30 Best Love Poems And Quotes By Instagram Poet Nayyirah Waheed

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Make your heart sing and your eyes water.

Nayyirah Waheed is an Instapoet who shares her insights and thoughts of the world through poetry she shares on Instagram. With over 460k followers, and more than 100 posts, she’s taking words to the next level and changing lives.

There is something to be said with a person who has a way with words, particularly poetry. Poetry has ways of touching the soul that make us quiver with delight, fear, or sadness.

Poetry is power, and a woman with a pen is a force to be reckoned with. 

One of these forces of nature is the healing power of poetry. Waheed, an African-American, infuses a raw simplicity into her works, that is deeply touching and insightful.


Every poem is fueled by complex human emotions yet written so minimalistically, making her works so touching.

Most of her works touch upon the topics of love, identity, feminism, and race. 

According to Jet Magazine, Waheed has been named one of the most famous poets on Instagram. Despite this, many aspects of her life are left a mystery to us because of the reclusive life she tends to lead.

She began writing at the age of eleven when her English teacher gave her a poetry assignment. Because most of her works are published through social media, she has a large following on sites like Tumblr and Instagram.


One thing is for sure though —she has a way with words that the literary world simply could not do without. She has revived this thing call poetry, making it live and breathe and, most importantly, love.

Waheed’s poems on love are some of her best works that have moved thousands, particularly your fellow YourTango staff members.

And since we are gurus in all things love and zodiac, we thought it was more than fitting to highlight the genius words of Waheed on love. 


1. “fresh”

“There are feelings you haven’t felt yet. give them time. they are almost here.”— Nayyirah Waheed 

I’m sure we all have been there. However, Waheed gives us an important lesson when love first wounds us: Just breathe.


2. “heal”

“In our own ways we break. it is okay to hold your heart outside your body for days. months. years. at a time.”— Nayyirah Waheed 

We are human, and we feel. And, sometimes those feelings can be messy! It’s okay to …

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shayarisms4lovers June18 87 - 25 Best Quotes By Poet Marc P. Robinson That Will Leave You Heartbroken & Inspired

25 Best Quotes By Poet Marc P. Robinson That Will Leave You Heartbroken & Inspired

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Sometimes, it’s easy to be more supportive of and loving to our friends and family than we are to ourselves. But love goes both ways, and no one knows that better than writer and Instagram poet, Marc P. Robinson. His poetry and quotes seem to reflect his deep understanding of how important it is to cherish love in all of its forms.


So, if you’re ever in need of an inspiration fix or just a reminder to live your own life, do your own thing, and always make room for self-love and self-acceptance, Marc P. Robinson’s poetry is the way to go.


1. Learn to forgive yourself again and again.

“Whether he knew it or not, the life he lived was his penance. Punishing himself, for what he believes are his sins. Consciously or subconsciously, he creates the world he lives in. Never believing that he is deserving happiness, deserving joy. His self-destructive nature, in his eyes, and his eyes only, is justified. Everyone is deserving absolution, but he needs to understand, that he is the only one able to forgive himself.” – Marc P. Robinson


2. Dare to find love again, even when your heart has been broken.

“You are a constant. Forever in my mind; forever in my heart. It seems that most matter how much I try I can’t get rid of you. You are a thorn, stuck in deep; painful to remove, and even when I do, still I’ll bleed and feel the soreness. It will take time, but it will heal. No matter the pain, I will still dare to pick roses.” – Marc P. Robinson


3. Face adversity with a smile on your face. You got this.

“It’s not the adversity, but how you face it.” – Marc P. Robinson


4. Break free from the chains you place on yourself.

“When it comes to the story of my heart, I am the villain, locking it away; denying its right be free. The chains are tight, restricting its growth; long enough to see through the window of opportunity, but the only escape it has, is via the pen. Why do I deny myself the opportunities? I know it comes from a place of protection, but also of fear. I think my heart has grown a resentment because of this betrayal, and has decided, enough is enough.” – Marc P. Robinson


5. Stay true to who

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shayarisms4lovers mar18 90 - 40 Quotes By Poet J. Iron Word That Remind You That You're Worthy Of Love

40 Quotes By Poet J. Iron Word That Remind You That You’re Worthy Of Love

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I’m just going to come right out and say it: You are worth so much more than you’re willing to give yourself credit for

I know, it’s hard to build yourself up and actually mean it. To stand in front of the mirror every morning and repeat a positive affirmations and a mantra of self-love, or to put yourself first even when everyone else around you is asking for help. It’s hard.

But how come being nice to ourselves is so much harder than being mean? Why is it so much easier to list off all your weaknesses instead of appreciating your strengths?

We often convince ourselves — or are told at a young age — that we’re only whole when someone loves us. But that someone many believe has to be another person — it can never be ourselves. We think we need our “other half” to be complete and happy in life because, somehow, this other person is supposed to save us.


Having someone important in your life is, well, important, but that other person isn’t the only way to make you whole. You have to learn how to see strength and love within yourself before you can open your heart to others.

You probably already know what it feels like to try to make new friends, or work on making your relationship better when you’re not really feeling yourself. It’s like trying to walk in quicksand; your mind just won’t go there because you haven’t learned how to trust yourself yet.

Once you can see yourself as someone worthy of love and acceptance, then you will find the love you need in someone else – or more love for yourself.

Life gets hard, but finding your inspiration to make yourself believe just how awesome you are helps a LOT.

Take J. Iron Word’s poetry on Instagram. I think I was on his page for less than two minutes and I was already pumped about myself. He’s the poet you read when you’re feeling down in the dumps and need to remind yourself that life is going to be a bummer, but you don’t have to let it get you down.

He writes that sometimes, you need to fall apart to become whole again — kind of like the Japanese art of kintsugi when broken pottery is mended with gold.

His poems are like little love letters you …

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shayarisms4lovers June18 219 - Free Verse: Tame the Fire

Free Verse: Tame the Fire

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In this free verse poetry, “Tame the Fire.”

In this free verse poetry, I was a six-year-old girl. My family lived on a farm in the countryside of Hayden, Id. It was a perfect Saturday, the weather was cooler, we were heading into fall.

It was perfect for burning trash in the old barrel on the side of the old shed. I was watching my brothers burning trash when something horrible happened. Life can change as quickly as a shift in the wind. I’ll describe through words in poetry.

Free Verse Poetry: Tame the Fire

At five and seven what did they
know of fire?
Nothing until that day.
Sticks and a barrel of flames.

Of fire that eats flesh, leaving you like
a sun-dried raisin.
Running, and laughing with fire,
it loves the wind and cloth.

It eats cloth.
It ate my brother’s leg.

He ran screaming, running from the
flesh-eating fire.
I ran too. I ran to get mother.

Mother was “the fire tamer.”

Mom threw him upon the
ground, like a rolling pin.
Rolling him back and forth,
like she was rolling out bread dough.

Bread she would make every Saturday.
Mother snuffed out the flesh-eating fire.…

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shayarisms4lovers mar18 75 - Free Verse: Life Among Stars

Free Verse: Life Among Stars

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In this free verse poetry, “Life Among Stars.”

A subtle night of observing, the sites and sounds of nighttime talking. The eyes and ears. See and hear the stars stirring, a sky sharing a night show. White shooting lights speak in the darkest of night. I feel words rising a canvas surface.

Free Verse Poetry: Life Among Stars

Star’s radiant shine: dimmer.
Then bright. Still, I watch.

Even among the black.
Too much delight here.

A striking meteor fire of white glitter.
Furred wings flutter for bugs.

Owl’s soft who are you.
Coolness collides. Goosebumps rise.

I settle to the distant hum
of wheels on pavement.

September night, a warm merlot.
I listen and owl hoots.…

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shayarisms4lovers mar18 118 - Free Verse: Hibernation

Free Verse: Hibernation

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In this free verse poetry, “Hibernation.”

This poem is from an observance of watching children from day to day and how the seasons play a role in their behavior. I believe the seasons have voices and stir the changes in one’s soul. Watching children throughout the year provide lenses for me to view not only the reactions that have offered inspiration but to experience life through their eyes.

Free Verse Poetry: Hibernation

Hidden inside the groping,
fingers of fall, besides,
the old Pinewood apartments
we stand to wait for the yellow bus.
All year their excited voices rise and fall
like the changing leaves.
But here, they are quieted and still.
On the cusp of winter, cold air
penetrates like piercing ice sickles
in a foot thick of snow.
I insert my hands to the warmth
—Melting shivers, to the prickle of the wind,
and thankful for how peaceful they are,
capable of silence. Sometimes
I think there is another place where life,
cannot change us.
Each day we inhale and stop as the
yellow bus rumbles and grinds itself
along with pavement.
The sun crawls from tree to tree and dances across,
the frosty green slivers.
The earth spins in the grinding pavement.…

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shayarisms4lovers June18 296 - Micro-Poetry: Emotions

Micro-Poetry: Emotions

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A micro-poetry, “Emotions.”

One of poetry’s amazing abilities is that in the words, one can exchange feelings from one person to another—between poet and reader, alive at one moment, or could be 10, 20, 30 years of age, across many languages and cultures of the world.

In addition, a poem can convey our most powerful emotions, which the poet writes about so passionately in lines, painful moments, happy moments—those hold mystery—filled with sunlight in one essence, rain in another, and then, maybe, filled with words that come from a person who is silent in suffering. A micro-poetry and digital art piece of example.

Micro-poetry: Emotions

Although the rain

falls abundantly here,

sunlight also leaks 

through the open windows

of this dilapidated apartment.

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shayarisms4lovers mar18 12 - Urban Daily Haiku: Changes

Urban Daily Haiku: Changes

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In this urban daily haiku, “Changes.”

Water…Rippling at the motion of movement. A quiet beach front and gray skies. Perspective is hung in the clouds. Pause is the granules between toes. The thousand moments of prayers, words laced with wisdom, and hopes break through the clouds of change. Peace is the answering. An urban daily haiku on a perspective of our challenging times.

Urban Daily Haiku: Changes

look through reflection
a thousand moments of pause
perspective changes

What is a Haiku Poem?  A Japanese poem which can also be known as a Hokku. A Haiku poem is similar to a Tanka but has fewer lines. A Haiku is a type of poetry that can be written on many themes, from love to nature. A Haiku consists of 3 lines and 17 syllables.…

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shayarisms4lovers June18 262 - Micro-Poetry: Deep

Micro-Poetry: Deep

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A Micro-Poetry, “Deep.”

I always appreciate the depth of the one’s soul. And how we can either diminish (breaks into small pieces) or how we can exceed expectations, all is determined by the depth of our strength and passion we hold inside rib cages.

Micro-Poetry: Deep

Every time she is at the park,
The trees start to weep,
wishing they weren’t so tall,
cause her love is so deep.

What is a Free Verse Poetry? Typically patterned by speech rather than meter, this form of poetry is very open to the author’s discretion and usually does not rhyme. Visual and sound effects are often employed.  It can have as many lines as the writer wishes.…

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shayarisms4lovers June18 258 - Free Verse: At the Age of 10, I was a Bird

Free Verse: At the Age of 10, I was a Bird

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In this Free Verse Poetry, “At the Age of 10, I was a Bird.”

I wanted to share an experience of my first time flying with my father, he was an aerial photographer and pilot for the air force. It was a thrilling adventure for a child of age 10. Hope you enjoy this little free verse poetry and digital art piece!

Free Verse Poetry: At the Age of 10, I was a Bird.

I, at the age of 10.
Got the chance to be a bird.
Or at least feel like what it was to fly, to soar.
My father had purchased a Cessna 150.

A two-wing contraption which held our life.

At the sound of tires on pavement,
grinding stone against the rubber,
And then, my gut being pulled down into toes
I am like a small bird, taking off into the unknown.
My father pointed out the window.

My throat gasped. My eyes seeing below
I saw things go from big to small within
seconds as we flew higher and higher into the blue.
I thought I was looking at a 10,000-piece puzzle.
So many pieces.
Little odd shapes of green, oblong shapes of water, and squares.

Now I could see…what a bird sees.

The view below, and now soaring so high above Earth,
I was, but one tiny atom of mother Earth.
My father tapped me on the shoulder.
He motioned, for me to put my hands
upon the yoke in front of me
(steering mechanism of a small plane).
I placed both hands apart after observing
how my father had set his.

I watched as he turned the yoke to the left,

My gut fell again into my toes. I felt like I was soaring.

I looked out of the window as we turned in the wind.
A white cloud hung in the sky in front of us.
We flew into the humungous cloud,
I saw white, gray, and space between
other puffy clouds within clouds.

I believe my mouth fell off my face.

Then, boom out of the white and into blue,
Father motioned with his hands that
it was time to head back.
I just stared out the window, soaking in
everything I could see.
We had flown a bit when I noticed we were descending.
The earth felt like it was going to swallow me.

Quickly the small green, blue, and shapes …

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shayarisms4lovers mar18 44 - 25 Quotes By Instagram Poet Jo Boniszewski Will Inspire You To Rid Your Life Of Negativity

25 Quotes By Instagram Poet Jo Boniszewski Will Inspire You To Rid Your Life Of Negativity

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Isn’t it so easy to get caught up in all the negativity of life sometimes? And what’s even easier than letting yourself get caught up in all the negativity in today’s world is using negativity to fuel your relationships.

That’s where the best quotes and poems by Instagram poet, writer and transformational coach, Jo Boniszewski, come in.

We’re all guilty of being too negative at time, including me. It’s so easy to just complain about the bad things and totally overlook the good things.


But why do we do these things to ourselves? Is it really so bad to look on the bright side of things? No, it’s not! And sometimes, changing our outlook on life to be more positive IS easy, we just need a little inspiration.

Reading Jo Boniszewski’s poems feels like you’ve been given a completely new mindset about life and love; that no matter what happens. There is always a way to turn around and find your happiness again.


And if you think that people are crazy when they say that kindness and happiness are contagious, then maybe you’re the crazy one because reading Jo’s poetry makes me believe that it is.

Love is beautiful and life is full of potential, and while love might not last and life gets difficult and scary, always, always see the world with those rose-colored glasses on and live it with a full heart.

Life is short; tomorrow is a new day, so let yourself be happy and stop complaining.

Go out and get what you want instead of choosing to focus on the negativity because you’re worth SO much more than a just a little happiness.


1. Appreciate the world around you.

“The sky was the color of hard crimson, dripping down a canvas, the moon splashed silver across red. Her soothing balm healing my soul in swathes of calmness, I breathe in her tides and let my body be washed ashore, lying in the sands of eternity.” – Jo Boniszewski 


2. Tell yourself that life is good and believe it.

“With a burst of joy, my heels sprout wings, smile dancing. My heart sings like a bird caged, set free to soar, senses heightened like never before. Life. Is. Good.” – Jo Boniszewski 


3. Get comfortable with your fears and use them to your advantage.

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Instagram Poet Liz Newman Love Quotes

25 Stunning Poems By Liz Newman Inspire You To Love With Everything You Have

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Instagram Poet Liz Newman Love Quotes

You never realize how important your home is to you until you’ve grown up and gone on to bigger and better things. You might not even leave your hometown, but when looking back on all the work you’ve accomplished, it’s easy to realize that where you grew up made at least a small impact — whether it was a positive experience or a negative one.

For writer and Instagram poet Liz Newman, this is definitely true.

Growing up in a small town in Ohio might not seem like a big influence, but for her, home is important to who she is. And while she may not write about the Buckeye State, it’s still a part of her identity that she isn’t going to let go of any time soon.

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Liz has always been drawn to words — be it poetry, song lyrics, or poems — and because of her love of words, she was able to fuel her passion for writing through places like her Instagram, Facebook, and now through her newly released book, Hope Between Heartbeats.

It also helped that she loved writing short stories and poems of her own when she was younger, which, as someone who started her own writing career later in life, I find inspiring in itself.

Just like home, the things you see and write and do every day can really have an impact on your future, whether you know it yet or not.

And Liz is the perfect example of that.


Reading (naturally) helped her fall in love with writing and words too, which would in turn be the start of a long-lived love affair. And as any writer knows, love affairs with words are so much more satisfying than love affairs with people (well, sometimes).

My point is, I feel like I understand where Liz is coming from; words are beautiful and inspiring and, like love affairs, they can pull you in and hook you for a long time.

Since she started writing, Liz has wanted to connect with and comfort people through her words, just like

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