Valentine's Day Poems | The British Newspaper Archive Blog


Valentine’s Day Poems

Over the course of its history and in its present-day iteration, Valentine’s Day has been a day fit for the writing and sharing of romantic verse. The union of romantic love and Valentine’s Day has been advantageous for aspiring poets, and the newspapers have been quick to publish such verse over the years to honour St Valentine’s Day.

Hereford Journal, 6 February 1856
Hereford Journal, 6 February 1856

In the pages of the newspapers, you can find numerous poems celebrating Valentine’s Day. Here is a sampling.

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