An American Orthopedic surgeon called upon us to write a poem in Spanish for his girlfriend, Tanita, who lives in her home country, Nicaragua. Inspired by Tanita’s love of Pablo Neruda’s love sonnets, we knew the perfect poet for Tanita is Analesa Raya-Flores. And we were right because Tanita has hung her poem next to … Continue reading
The Unique Gift of Bespoke Poetry “Poetry is the most concise, moving, and memorable way that people use words to express their thoughts and feelings to one another. Poems have always been the most intimate gift one person can give another. Jennifer Styperk Jones’s remarkable Poetry Salon has taken this ancient tradition and recreated it for our time–providing the ultimate … Continue reading
The search for a love poem is the quest to reveal deeply felt passions in our heart and soul. We feel love deeply. Often so deeply that finding the unique words to express our love is difficult. How can it not be difficult? Throughout the course of human history, love poetry has been created. The … Continue reading
They will love it! We promise! Give free love, read someone a poem. Watch their face fill with appreciation.
Poetry Salon had a blast with the lovely, talented vendors and organizers of the 2nd Annual Topanga Hearts and Crafts Fair! We had the privilege of writing a best friend poem for two young girls. The poem told of their adventures together and why they love being friends. A savvy girlfriend worked with us to … Continue reading
Vote on your favorite ways to say “I love you”! When you vote, you will be automatically entered to win $175 gift certificate to PoetrySalon.com! That’s right, vote and win enough for an entirely original, heartfelt Valentine! To vote, click on the image or go to: http://bit.ly/1lA4Hv4 Do you like it best when you receive … Continue reading
Why not wear your favorite dress (or lingerie) to the sheet you spread in the center of your living room? Check out Trader Joe’s prices on prepared foods. My favorite simple meal is Trader Joe’s Meatballs (found in the frozen section), with the TJ’s arrabiata sauce and fresh spaghetti or linguini. Prefer to cook a … Continue reading
On a special occasion or just because, buy your partner eleven red roses and one artificial red rose. Place the artificial rose in the center of the bouquet. Attach a card that reads: “I … Continue reading
Take a book that your partner is reading and using a pencil, underline letters in a section of the book he or she has yet to read to spell out a love letter. For example in the following exert from a novel, the underlined letters come together to spell out the secret message “I love … Continue reading
Buy a packet of glow in the dark stars and stick the stars on the ceiling above your bed. Spell out a message such as “I Love You” or a short love poem. When the lights go down, your message will be revealed!