Where have all the great love poem romances gone? In days past it was not uncommon for long distance lovers to keep the flames of their romance alive by writing great love poems to each other via snail mail. With the advent of instant communication through telephone and e-mail, great love poem romances have become largely a thing of the past. How sad!
Great Love Poem Romance in History
Recently I was reading about the hot and passionate romance between President John Adams and his wife Abigail. Both dedicated Christians, John often had to leave Abigail hundreds of miles behind as he attended the young nation’s business. However, they kept their love and romance kickin’ by writing great love poems to each other.
The following is an excerpt from one of the many love letters Abigail wrote to the Prez:
My Dearest Friend,
…should I draw you the picture of my heart it would be what I hope you would still love though it contained nothing new. The early possession you obtained there, and the absolute power you have obtained over it, leaves not the smallest space unoccupied…
So what do you think of great love poem romances? Have you ever experienced one? Are you in one now?