When I asked why he stays.

When I asked him why he made me coffee first thing in the morningAnd stayed up with me on nights that sleep was the enemy He would always say the same thing. Because I love you. When I asked how he dealt with my moods Or my constant self criticismHe said it's easyBecause I love you. When I look like a mess and can't even muster a conversationHe never seems to mind. He treats me with respect with the kind of love everyone deserves. And when I asked him why he doesn't just leave He said don't you see? I could never leave. I can't abandon the only person to make the stars shine and give the music meaning again. I won't ever leave. And when I asked whyHe said. Because I love you.  

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