30 Best Long Distance Love Poems [Romantic Long Distance Poems!]

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Looking for the best long distance love poems? I hope this article helps!

Long distance relationships are hard.

…Like, really hard.

I mean, you’re miles away from the person you love! You’re desperate to be with them, but may have entire oceans between you.

All the yearning involved is enough to turn anyone into a hopeless romantic.

That’s why I don’t blame you if you’re looking for long distance love poems!

When you can’t find the words to tell someone how you feel, poetry for long distance relationships is often the only way to go.

In this post, I’m going to reveal a bunch of awesome long distance poems that you can use in whatever way you see fit.

Sound good?

Read on for 30 amazing long distance relationship love poems.


Here we go, then: 30 awesome long distance poems!

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Awesome Poetry about Long Distance Relationships

Not all long distance love poems are made equal. Some are cute, others are funny, and many are plain old soppy.

That’s why I’ve split this list of poems for long distance relationships into sections – starting with one of my favourites! Let’s dive in…

My Favourite Poem about Long Distance Relationships

1. “In the Night”, by Sai Thanmae

I watch you

Behind the slow dances

Of the infinite stars.

I feel you

Through the gentle kisses

Of the swirling winds.

I smell you

Amongst the fragrances

Of the blooming flowers.

I hear you

Over the chirping noises

Of the mating birds.

And I miss you

As the moon escapes

Into the darkening clouds.

Short Long Distance Relationship Love Poems

2. Taken from “Tie Your Heart at Night to Mine, Love”, by Pablo Neruda

Tie your heart at night to mine, love,

and both will defeat the darkness

like twin drums beating in the forest

against the heavy wall of wet leaves.

3. Unknown poem by Tyler Knott Gregson

“I changed my mind

about heaven. . .”

“What would it be ?”, she whispered.

“This. A blanket. A bed. You.

4. Unknown poem by unknown author

I am like a fish

In love with a bird

Wishing I could fly.

5. “I Always Will”, by Joanna Fuchs

I loved you then,

And I love you still;

I adore you now,

And I always will.

6. Unknown poem by Stefan Stratulat

I lost my voice,

Calling for your name,

Inside my dreams


Next up: some long distance relationship love poems that are particularly romantic!

Romantic Poems on Long Distance Relationships

7. “To Lose Thee, Sweeter Than to Gain”, by Emily Dickinson

To lose thee — sweeter than to gain

All other hearts I knew.

’Tis true the drought is destitute,

But then, I had the dew!

The Caspian has its realms of sand,

Its other realm of sea.

Without the sterile prerequisite,

No Caspian could be.

8. “Defeated by love”, by Rumi

The sky was lit

by the splendor of the moon

So powerful

I fell to the ground

Your love

has made me sure

I am ready to forsake

this worldly life

and surrender

to the magnificence

of your Being.

9. “Proud of My Broken Heart”, by Emily Dickenson

Proud of my broken heart, since thou didst break it.

Proud of the pain, I did not feel ‘till thee.

Proud of my night, since thou, with moons, dos’t shake it.

Not to partake thy passion, my humility.

10. Taken from “The Arcadia”, by Sir Philip Sidney

My true love hath my heart, and I have his,

By just exchange one for the other given:

I hold his dear, and mine he cannot miss;

There never was a bargain better driven.

His heart in me keeps me and him in one …


Want a to write or send a cute love poem for long distance relationships? The next few might do the trick.

Cute Poems about Distance and Love

11. “Every Thought of You”, by Joanna Fuchs

Each thought of you fills me with sweet emotion;

I give to you my deepest devotion.

My fondest wishes you completely fulfill;

I love you totally, and I always will.

12. Unknown Poem by Maya Angelou

In all the world there is

no heart for me like yours.

In all the world there is

no love for you like mine.

13. “Even Though I Could Drown”, by Gemma Troy

There’s something about

how the sea draws me in

much like your eyes

even though I know I could drown

I’m always going to try to swim.

14. “Riding Mountains”, by Julie Hebert

My love for you rides mountains,

So many ups and downs, emotions soar.

But one thing never changes,

My love for you, I cannot ignore. There are days I feel this is too much,

And I don’t know what to do.

But let’s face it, who are we kidding,

I want nothing else but you!


Nex up: a few poems about long distance love for him…

Poems about Long Distance Love for Him

15. “To My Dear and Loving Husband”, by Anne Bradstreet

If ever two were one, then surely we.

If ever man were loved by wife, then thee;

If ever wife was happy in a man,

Compare with me ye women if you can …

16. “The Patience of Heart”, by Unknown Poet

Love takes time.

It takes patience

to find the one,

to find him,

to find forever.

The heart may get broken,

but never give up.

The patience of a heart

is so beautiful.

17. Unknown poem by Alexandra Vasiliu

Of all the things

I can do

On this earth,

I just want to build

A bridge

From my heart to yours.


With the long distance poems for him down, let’s turn to some poems about distance and love for her.

Poems about Long Distance Love for Her

18. “She Walks in Beauty”, by Lord Byron

She walks in Beauty, like the night

Of Cloudless climes and starry skies;

And all that’s best of dark and bright

meet in her aspect and her eyes.

19. “True Love”, by Paul Smith

When I say I love you, please believe it’s true.

When I say forever, know I’ll never leave you.

When I say goodbye, promise me you won’t cry,

Because the day I’ll be saying that will be the day I die.

20. “Warmth of Love”, by unknown poet

To feel your hands warm on my face,

To hold you close in a loving embrace,

To kiss your lips with passion and peace,

I’d give everything and ask time to cease.

21. “Our Love”, by John P. Read

L is for “laughter” we had along the way.

O is for “optimism” you gave me every day.

V is for “value” of being my best friend.

E is for “eternity” a love that has no end.


Some of the best poems about long distance relationships are deep, meaningful, and full of heart…

Heartfelt Poetry for Long Distance Relationships

22. “True Love”, by Cameron Turner

A million stars up in the sky.

One shines brighter – I can’t deny.

A love so precious, a love so true,

A love that comes from me to you.

The angels sing when you are near.

Within your arms I have nothing to fear.

You always know just what to say.

Just talking to you makes my day.

I love you, honey, with all of my heart.

Together forever and never to part.

23. “Love So Amazing”, by Ansar Ahmed Bhatti

My love for you is like the raging sea,

So powerful and deep it will forever be.

Through storm, wind, and heavy rain,

It will withstand every pain.

Our hearts are so pure and love so sweet.

I love you more with every heartbeat!

24. “Desire”, by Coleridge Samuel Taylor

Where true Love burns Desire is Love’s pure flame;

It is the reflex of our earthly frame,

That takes its meaning from the nobler part,

And but translates the language of the heart.

25. “Time is”, by Henry Van Dyke

Too slow for those who wait,

Too swift for those who fear,

Too long for those who grieve,

Too short for those who rejoice,

But for those who love, time is eternity.


Still looking for some good poems on long distance relationships? Maybe this next one from Joanna Fuchs will do the trick…

Final Far Away Love Poems

26. “Idle Dreams”, by Joanna Fuchs

In idle dreams of long ago,

I imagined my true love;

A perfect match, a soulmate,

An angel from above.

Now you’re here, and now I know

Our love will stay and thrive and grow.

27. “Love Comes Quietly”, by Robert Creeley

Love comes quietly,

Finally, drops

About me, on me,

In the old ways.

What did I know

Thinking myself

Able to go

Alone all the way.

28. “The Moon, Alone”, by Saigyo

The moon, alone,

Taunts me from the heavens

With memories of you;

Should you feel the same, then

Our hearts would be as one.

29. “Lines Depicting Simple Happiness,” by Peter Gizzi

It feels right to be up this close in tight wind

It feels right to notice all the shiny things about you

About you there is nothing I wouldn’t want to know

With you nothing is simple yet nothing is simpler.

30. “How Do I Love Thee?” by Elizabeth Barrett Browning

How do I love thee? Let me count the ways.

I love thee to the depth and breadth and height my soul can reach.

Send These Long Distance Love Poems to Your Partner

Writing or sending long distance love poems might feel a little cheesy.

But I’d say it’s a natural part of being such a long way from someone you love!

You’re torn up about how far apart you are and want to tell them how much they mean to you. If ordinary words don’t it, long distance love poems might.

If you’re experiencing anything like this at the moment, then I hope the poems on long distance love above have been useful.

Use them for inspiration, send them as they are, and let your partner know how much you miss them!

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