More Alternative Love Poems

Once more I bring you a small selection of poems that are probably not the best choices for valentines. Unless your sweetheart has excellent taste in poetry, and a sense of humour, that is.

First is the 17th-century poet, William Cartwright, who’s had it with the metaphysicals…

Here’s one for us workaholics…

Love and death (and dust) always seem to go hand-in-hand…

It’s so hard choosing just one Wendy Cope poem, but this one’s won me over…

And finally, this one’s just for you…

P.S. Don’t forget to read last year’s love poems. ❤