02/14/2012 08:09 am ET Updated Apr 15, 2012

The Next Ten Best Love Poems

It's Valentine's Day, as sacred to sappy romantics as Halloween is to Wiccans. Hand in hand, cheek to, um, cheek, every permutation of He/She pairings. (He/She; She/She, like something posh; He/He, like a chuckle) congeal and thrive into a lyrical We. Say it together -- Oui! Or else, Oh say can you Si? Any exaltation will suffice, be it lingual, oral, aural, visual: just do it with heart, with vigor, with feeling. Just do it.