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02/06/2013 06:28 pm ET Updated Apr 08, 2013

Nine Valentine's Day Poems for the Way We Live Now

Shakespeare's sonnets or Browning's outpourings of love are perfectly okay if you want to surround your Valentine with dripping, but ultimately unrealistic sentiment this February 14. Better, perhaps, to have these more down-to-earth, achievable notions of romance in your hip pocket when you want to impress your beloved with the deeply poetic soul he or she never knew you had in you.

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Nine Valentine's Day Poems for the Way We Live Now

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