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What are some good poems for a long distance relationship?

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Some good poems for a long distance relationship are "Shall I compare thee to a summers day?" by William Shakespeare, "How Do I Love Thee?" (Sonnet 43) by Elizabeth Barrett Browning and "The Definition of Love" by Andrew Marvell. There are many poems written about love and long distance relationships.

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Some good poems for a person in a long distance relationship include "Wild Nights – Wild Nights!" by Emily Dickinson, "Love’s Philosophy" by Percy Bysshe Shelley, "Love in a Life" and " Meeting at Night" by Robert Browning, "San Antonio" by Naomi Shihab Nye, "Syntax" by Maureen N. McLane and "Souls" by Lang Leav.

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