Help find great wiki articles about love

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Antique Valentine’s Day card, dated 1909. Posted by Chordboard. Public Domain

What is your favorite wiki article (or image) about love?

As millions of people prepare to celebrate Valentine’s Day around the world, we thought it would be a good time find out how the topic of love is covered on Wikipedia and its sister projects.

We’re looking for illuminating pages (or media files) from any wiki, on any topic related to love — whether it is platonic, fraternal, divine or romantic love.

Please add your suggestions in the comments below — or on this wiki page: Love on the wikis.

Be sure to include a link to your favorite — and a sentence or two about why you picked it!

We welcome your suggestions until Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2015 at midnight PST. On Thursday, we will prepare a report about your favorites, and publish the best ones here on the Wikimedia blog and on social media, next Friday, Feb. 13 — just in time for Valentine’s Day.

Thanks for sharing the love! 🙂

The Communications team at the Wikimedia Foundation

P.S.: You can also post your favorites on these social networks, if you like:
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”Love’s Messenger” is a wonderful painting I found and uploaded (File:Loves Messenger Stillman DAM.jpg) three years ago in February while working with a previously unknown colleague on a series of articles on Pre-Raphaelite paintings. She was absolutely wonderful in helping me work through the series. Actually, though I started the series with a couple of articles, it would be better to say that I helped her finish the series. Her knowledge of the topic is much greater than mine and her enthusiasm carried the series forward when my enthusiasm began to flag. Finding a colleague like this is the greatest… Read more »

I think this would be an interesting candidate to highlight one of the potential pitfalls of love:
It’s been a relatively stable article for a long time, which is a bit surprising given the topic. It covers the physiological (or at least some of them) mechanisms that you can die during consensual sex from using sources that comply with the medical sourcing policy of the English Wikipedia, has a well-sourced list of, ah, unique deaths, and was primarily written during a Wikipedia-related event at the National Archives.

Dear Smallbones and Kevin, Thank you both for your suggestions — Smallbones, I particularly like your “love letter to P.”, which is music to my ears! 🙂 I have added your ideas to our staging page on Meta: This community-created love collection is coming along very nicely, thanks to the diverse contributions of community members like you. We invite you to add your +1’s for suggestions you think are the most insightful, for sharing with a wide audience. And we could still use a few more sounds and videos, if you know of any good ones. We welcome your… Read more »