In response to The Daily Post’s writing prompt: “Cupid’s Arrow.”
In honor of Valentine’s Day and the daily prompt of “Cupid’s Arrow” I am dedicating this post to my romantic favorites. I’m not an overly romantic person in my real life, but I cannot pass up a great love story.
A line from the movie Sleepless in Seattle that makes me sigh—
“Well, it was a million tiny little things that, when you added them all up, they meant we were supposed to be together… and I knew it. I knew it the very first time I touched her. It was like coming home… only to no home I’d ever known… I was just taking her hand to help her out of a car and I knew. It was like… magic.” -Sam Baldwin, Sleepless in Seattle
Sam is speaking of his deceased wife whose life is cut short, leaving him to raise his young son alone. The soft longing in his voice always gets to me. Oh, to be loved like that!
i carry your heart with me(i carry it in by e. e. cummings is one of my favorite poems about love.
I love everything about this poem. It is the perfect description of love to me. It’s the feeling that you carry inside you when love and you are loved. To hear the poem in its entirety, click here.
Friends’ Monica and Chandler’s Proposal
If you aren’t a fan of the tv series, Friends, this might not have the same impact but to me, it was one of the most romantic tv moments ever! Everything that happened in the episode leading up to this moment only made it that much more perfect.
Lizzie and Darcy, need I say anymore?
“It is a truth universally acknowledged. that a single man in possession of a good fortune must be in want of a wife.” -Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice
Okay, maybe it’s cliché but I did say I was a sucker for romance, right? I fell in love with Pride and Prejudice the first time I read it and I have never stopped, no matter how many times I re-read the book.
In closing, I will leave you with my all-time favorite love song by the Beatles- If I Fell–
Happy Valentine’s Day!