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No. 1 Love Poem: You Therefore by Reginald Shepherd

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There’s no better way to express love than with poems, especially when you write something like You Therefore by Reginald Shepherd. While it is a tad old-school and archaic to woo someone with words, a love poem is still a chosen method by many who love the idea of love itself. It is amazing to read some of these lines written by some personalities.

One such poem is You Therefore by Reginald Shepherd, where he praises his woman and compares her with the best of nature. Did you miss out on reading this one? Here’s his love poem that is sure to bring a smile to your face.

You Therefore by Reginald Shepherd

You Therefore by Reginald Shepherd

You are like me, you will die too, but not today:   
you, incommensurate, therefore the hours shine:   
if I say to you “To you I say,” you have not been   
set to music, or broadcast live on the ghost   
radio, may never be an oil painting or
Old Master’s charcoal sketch: you are
a concordance of person, number, voice,
and place, strawberries spread through your name   
as if it were budding shrubs, how you remind me   
of some spring, the waters as cool and clear
(late rain clings to your leaves, shaken by light wind),   
which is where you occur in grassy moonlight: 
and you are a lily, an aster, white trillium
or viburnum, by all rights mine, white star   
in the meadow sky, the snow still arriving
from its earthwards journeys, here where there is   
no snow (I dreamed the snow was you,
when there was snow), you are my right,
have come to be my night (your body takes on   
the dimensions of sleep, the shape of sleep   
becomes you): and you fall from the sky
with several flowers, words spill from your mouth
in waves, your lips taste like the sea, salt-sweet (trees   
and seas have flown away, I call it
loving you):
home is nowhere, therefore you,   
a kind of dwell and welcome, song after all,   
and free of any eden we can name
you therefore by reginald shepherd
This love poem is mesmerizing in the truest sense and it creates quite a tingle as you come closer to the end. Throughout the poem You therefore by Reginald Shepherd, the poet continues to praise and raise his woman’s stature in comparison to some of the best views of nature. His comparing her to the spring, the strawberries, and the several flowers is one of the sweetest words of poetry in the history of all love poems.
You Therefore by Reginald Shepherd is one of those classic poems that you can dedicate to your girlfriend today if you want her to know just how strongly you feel for her. If you haven’t done it yet and have been struggling to let your lady love know just how much you love her, send this post to her now, and your point will be conveyed.
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Hemali Adhiya

Hemali Adhiya is the co-founder and author of the e-magazine Love Smitten. Alongside writing and editing for several other websites, she hosts a YouTube Channel- Total Angrezi. Traveling is her way to unwind, and she loves recording these experiences!

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1 Comment

  1. Reginald Sheperd is an amazing poet but I don’t think he was talking about a woman it was for his lover.

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