14 Days of Love Poetry Challenge

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A good love poem has a way of wriggling itself into the bottom of your soul and expelling a kind of warmth one, sometimes, can forget is possible.

Love poems speak the words we all want to hear someday and they feed our souls and hearts sweet somethings that mean something. They are powerful, sweet, and full of hope to remind humanity that love is quite possible.

Poems filled to the brim with love, romantic, philia, storge, and agape, I believe are the ways we cope with life. The beauty and pain of a poem make us see something beyond ourselves, something outside of ourselves. It connects us on levels we may not have seen or even realized we had. I say this because we all have experienced love, longed for love, and sought it out. We’ve given it or received no matter how poorly it may have been done.

So, to celebrate one of my favorite months (obviously February) I’m going to do a 14 Day of Love Poetry challenge!!! I’m so excited because love poems are my baby. I began writing them first as a budding poet, and then as I got older I realized love isn’t the only thing to write about, although love is a huge part of life.

As for my challenge, I will write about love and all the different kinds of love focusing on the 4 Kinds of Love. C.S. Lewis has a book called The Four Loves, which I plan on reading this month along with my journey of writing about love.

  • Storge – empathy bond.
  • Philia – friend bond.
  • Eros – erotic bond.
  • Agape – unconditional “God” love

C.S. Lewis has a book called The Four Loves, which I plan on reading this month along with my journey of writing about love.

I’m so excited for you, my dear readers, to join me on this journey! The poems I will post and will write (I’m planning to write new love poems)  are personal, romantic, honest, and beautifully filled with love. Enjoy them, give feedback, and this upcoming month, try to focus on all facets of love.

If any of you are interested in joining along in the challenge, comment below and let me know!

Sincerely a girl in love with love poems,

~ A

 

“Love is anterior to life, posterior to death, initial of creation, and the exponent of breath.” ~Elizabeth Barrett Browning

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