because I love you

Sun, 10/29/2017 - 01:15 -- ajezin1

A four-letter word

Some so eager to say

That one little word

I so often turned away



I love you.





I couldn’t say it

Too afraid to face the heartbreak

To make a connection,

I thought complete

Only to end like the others

In an archive of lost loves


I couldn’t expose my heart again.

To repeat the cycle

Of love given, then gone, and lost

until I was gone with it


You came


And stayed when I needed you most.


You gave me more than a word

You gave me compassion




my best friend

And I gave you the same


You make me proud to love

Someone like you

Who is kind to everyone,

Without expecting anything in return


I am my best self with you on my side

You make the world a better place

By just being alive


Know how much I care

And appreciate what you do

You are amazing

I want you to know this

I want to finally say it

because I love you

This poem is about: 
Our world


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