Some people choose to write poems and woo their love with words.
The rose is red, the violet's blue,
The honey's sweet, and so are you.Thou art my love and I am thine;I drew thee to my Valentine:The lot was cast and then I drew,And Fortune said it shou'd be you.
The modern cliche Valentine's Day poem can be found in the collection of English nursery rhymes Gammer Gurton's Garland (1784)
In Portugal during the 19th century it was popular for youngMinho girl’s to hand embroider these love kerchiefs for their chosen love interest.
This beautiful handmade cards has been made using decoupage.
Some cook up a tasty Valentines breakfast to show their love.
This artist, Rosalind Wyatt stitched this Indian love poem into a lacy linen cloth.