Why do I love you?

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I love you

Not only for what you are,

But for what I am,

When I'm with you.

 

I love you,

Not for what you made of yourself,

But for what...

You are making of me.

 

I love you,

For ignoring the possibilities,

Of the fool in me,

And for laying firm hold.

 

I love you because you are helping me to make,

Of the foundation of my life..

Not a tavern but a temple; And out of the words,

Of my everyday not a reproach but a song.

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