Words are like the name of that band “Guns and Roses”, those can be as deadly as a bullet or as beautiful as a baby’s first smile. Words are something that can win millions of hearts, be it in a speech or a poem or a lyric. Love couplets have the same kind of impact. In the recent Ted Talks India, Javed Akhtar mentioned one of the Shayari by his father that “Har lafz ko chute huwe jo knaap na jaye/ Barbaad woh alfaz ki aukad kar jaye“. And since the beginning of literature, people started writing poems. In fact, the old history or mythology is actually written in the poetry format.
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With the time and the evolution of the human brain, men learned to know how to use words as their expression of love, through the form of poetry and the romantic couplet came into being. In this shortcut world of emoticons, words still possess the extreme power to make anyone cry or smile.
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What Are Love Couplets?
There’s something really romantic about love couplets. Have you ever felt someone slip that small bit of paper into your pocket or purse with two lines scribbled on it? Chances are it’s been years now, you have probably even forgotten how that person looked but the love couplet has remained with you in that yellowing piece of paper. That’s the power of a love couplet. Love couplets can be in Hindi or in English or for that matter in any language. Two lines or four lines written by a famous personality or by anyone who wants to convey love often have meaning that touches the soul.
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10 Best Love Couplets That Will Make You Romantic
We have listed the 10 best couplets about love that touch the soul. These are from famous people and sums up love and romance in love couplets in Hindi and in English. Just savour love in these two lines.
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It can be said that probably the best way of expressing love with a minimal approach is the use of love couplets. Be it English or Hindi or Urdu, couplets are the most amazing weapon for someone who wants to propose his/her beloved, who has a knack for words. Using couplets to impress your partner might sound cheesy, but if the pronunciation is right and the ambience is not as loud as a nightclub, these words can be the best game-changer. So here are 10 Best Love Couplets:
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1. John Donne
Sometimes it’s better not to speak and let silence do all the talking in love.
2. John Donne
It’s the letters that have the capacity to touch souls.
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3. Mirza Ghalib
You have touched my soul and we have become one.
4. Mirza Ghalib
When there is a pain in the heart it can be suppressed but when the heart is the pain then what’s to be done?
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5. William Shakespeare
Love hurts but we desire it.
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6. William Shakespeare
Love, at first sight, doesn’t happen.
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7. Piyush Mishra
I gave you my emotions but you gave me words in return.
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8. Piyush Mishra
This society didn’t have the audacity to put a price on my head till I fell in love. Now I am peddled for free.
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9. Sahir Ludhianvi
Let’s become strangers once again.
10. Javed Akhtar
Your words spread like perfume in the midst of a gathering.
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These love couplets possess the power of oozing romance. Some of them can be used as significant pickup lines and some have the power to end a fight. Remember the lyrics of the Boyzone song “Words”? “Its only words/and words I have/to take your heart away”.
Which one is your favourite? Let us know in the comments section below.
He kissed me on my forehead and I felt alive again