A lot of people out there (think songwriters, screenwriters and authors) fancy themselves wordsmiths capable of stringing together beautiful, love-filled lines. But let’s be honest, plenty of them fall flat and inspire feelings more closely related to indigestion than tear-jerking romance.
Now, you’re certainly not a poet—and boy do you know it. But don’t worry, we’re here to provide you with some sample valentine messages (no “You complete me” schmaltz in sight) to gather some inspiration from or to straight-up copy word for word. Your call.