Back in ye olde times, if you wanted to tell someone you loved them, you’d do it with a poem.

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Now, as times have moved on and technology has progressed, the poem has died out but since it’s World Poetry Day we’re bringing it back

Indigo Williams, a poet and performance artist from London, has teamed up with Zoosk to create these helpful tips to be more romantic with poetry, enjoy!

1. Put a new twist on the old love letter

Record your own love poem using the Dictaphone on you smartphone, transfer it onto a CD or USB using your computer and send it in the post.

2. Create your own e-book of favorite love poems

There are tons of free online apps that let you upload a Word or PowerPoint document to create an online e-book, like Yudu and DocStoc, which you can then send onto to your love interest.

3. Mixtape of Spoken Word love poems

We’ve all heard of a mixtape of love songs that you give to a love interest, but why not try making a mixtape of Spoken Word love poems.

4. Send a quick voice note or electronic card with a haiku

Remember, a Haiku is usually written in three short lines, sometimes even just a single line. It should convey a feeling or an image.

5. Turn a favourite poetic line into a Gif and send it in an email

What line best sums up the way you feel about that special someone? If it’s important to you, turn it into a visual representation using your PC and send it on. is the romantic social network that helps members create and share their romantic journeys, with millions of members from around the globe enjoying the service each month.

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