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More Poems From The Heart - a Collection of Love Poems

Updated on December 2, 2020
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John has been writing poetry since his school days. He was awarded "Poet of the Year 2014" Hubby Awards and has had two poems become songs.


Is Love Undervalued?

This article is a collection of love poems that I wrote to my wife. We all need inspiration for our writing, and love is one of those things that offers probably more inspiration for poets, storytellers and song writers than almost any other subject. That said, I have found that most of my articles containing love poetry are among my lowest scorers. Even my micro-poems which are lucky if they have 50 or 60 words have higher scores than this.

Does HubPages have some aversion to "LOVE"? It is hard to imagine that they do but you never know. I could understand if religion or politics scored low because they polarise people, but then they tend to attract debate and get a lot of traffic so that isn't likely.

Anyway, adding this extra text may at least help to increase this article’s rating from the current 61.. it will be interesting to see. Thank you for reading, and I would be interesting to read your thoughts on this site’s treatment of "love."

Some of my artwork
Some of my artwork | Source

The Ageless Flower

I love you more with every breath,

With every minute passed.

My love grows deeper by the hour,

By days, by weeks, by months.

With each year that speeds on by,

And age creeps up so fast.

It seems that you're immune from time,

Your beauty's never lost.

I think that in some future time,

Say twenty years from now,

I'll gaze upon a face so young

It reminds me of a flower.

A flower that's just begun to bloom,

So beautiful and proud

That stands so bright amongst the weeds,

Like sunshine through a cloud.

My Sweet One

Without you my world would die,

No crystal sea, no sunny sky.

My love, Sweetheart, is burning bright,

Throughout the day and during night.

To work, I leave just after dawn,

But my heart's with you all through the morn.

Then when my day of work is done,

I hurry home to My Sweet One.


When you move my eyes are traped,

I cannot look away.

You seem to float just like a leaf

On a breezy Summer's day.

When you speak, a bluebird sings,

Your voice is my delight.

A smile from you is like a star,

It brightens up my life.

Your face invades my dreams at night,

And when we are apart,

Cupid with his little bow

Shoots arrows through my heart.

To cradle you within my arms

Is something I desire.

To kiss your lips so soft and sweet

Ignites my dormant fire.


© 2013 John Hansen


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    • Jodah profile imageAUTHOR

      John Hansen 

      5 years ago from Queensland Australia

      Thank you for that very generous comment pinto2011. I appreciate it very much. Have a great day.

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      5 years ago from New Delhi, India

      Wow! This is purely flawlessly flowing poem...Am touched....Great..

    • Jodah profile imageAUTHOR

      John Hansen 

      7 years ago from Queensland Australia

      Thank you drbj., anytime.

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      drbj and sherry 

      7 years ago from south Florida

      Poetic and passionate, Jodah, with beautiful illustrations. Who could ask for more?

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      Dreamer at heart 

      7 years ago from Northern California

      Sweet words of love and devotion. I enjoy this old fashioned way of expressing love and admiration. Keep writing!

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      Nellieanna Hay 

      7 years ago from TEXAS

      Oh, dear. I can't recall what I meant to write in the parentheses, but it definitely was NOT 'trapped'!! Silly spell-check! I am never trapped, least of all by people I voluntarily follow and enjoy! My apologies for the glitch! I love the poems and the beautiful feelings from the heart which they express!


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      John Hansen 

      7 years ago from Queensland Australia

      Thank you Laurie.

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      7 years ago

      Another great poem and pictures


    • Jodah profile imageAUTHOR

      John Hansen 

      7 years ago from Queensland Australia

      Aw, thanks Cris, glad I tugged at your heartstrings.

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      7 years ago from Sky Is The Limit Adventure

      So lovely! So heart-felt! I very much enjoyed it!

    • Jodah profile imageAUTHOR

      John Hansen 

      7 years ago from Queensland Australia

      Thank you FlourishAnyway, she was uncomfortable with me sharing these at first, but I thin she's proud of them being read by others now.

      Yes 'The Ageless Flower' is my personal favorite of these too.

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      7 years ago from USA

      Beautiful tribute. I particularly like the first one.

    • Jodah profile imageAUTHOR

      John Hansen 

      7 years ago from Queensland Australia

      Thank you Stages of ME.

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      Kathy Henderson 

      7 years ago from Pa

      Very sweet tribute

    • Jodah profile imageAUTHOR

      John Hansen 

      7 years ago from Queensland Australia

      Yes Bill, she did. Thank you.

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      Bill Holland 

      7 years ago from Olympia, WA

      Well I hope she appreciated this lovely tribute. Well done, John; you speak for all of us who are in love.

    • Jodah profile imageAUTHOR

      John Hansen 

      7 years ago from Queensland Australia

      Nellieanna, thank you. You are the first to read these poems, though I didn't mean to trap you...haha.

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      Nellieanna Hay 

      7 years ago from TEXAS

      Beautiful heart-felt poems, John! Great photos, too!



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