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Why Do I Love You - A Valentine

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Why Do I Love You - A Valentine

WHY DO I LOVE YOU? ( A Valentine)

You asked me why I love you
I’ve tried to reason why
But how do you catch a moonbeam
Or touch a rainbow in the sky

I only know I love you 
And that’s enough for me
But I’ll open up my heart to you
And try to make you see

I was a child when we first met
But even then I knew
You were the one who stole my heart
I’d spend my life with you

We stood before the altar
Pledging our lives anew
I promised to always love you
You said you’d always be true

Sometimes I lie awake at night
Watching you as you sleep
Praying “God protect him”
For we have promises to keep

You asked me why I love you
The reason…let it be
I only know I love you
That’s enough for me

Copyright 1984 Beatrice Boyle
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  1. Date: 2/22/2012 8:10:00 AM
    enjoyed your explaination of love....greatest gift of all time!!

  1. Date: 2/15/2012 9:01:00 PM
    True love shines through in your beautiful words......congrats on a well deserved win. Hugs.

  1. Date: 1/23/2012 3:16:00 AM
    Thanks everyone for you kind comments. This was the first poem I ever wrote. My husband had suffered a heart attack a couple of months before this, and I wanted to write a special Valentine for him...It was rather lenghthy, so I cut it down to publish here! It was like turning on a faucet...once I started writing, it became an obession...haven't put my pen down since! Bea

  1. Date: 1/22/2012 10:53:00 PM
    Congratulations on your win in the contest. This was well written with great descriptiveness and rhyming.

  1. Date: 1/22/2012 8:22:00 PM
    how sweet, beatrice; special cheers to you for the shinining award!..:) huggs!

  1. Date: 1/21/2012 4:36:00 AM
    Beautiful, Congratulations on your win. Elizabeth

  1. Date: 1/20/2012 8:52:00 PM
    Very lovely and showing the adoration of a Valentine! Congrats on your win.

  1. Date: 1/20/2012 3:56:00 PM
    Beatrice, this one touched a cord somewhere in the deep of my heart, I don't know why, but it did, congrats. on such a special poem. love, and light, vie

  1. Date: 1/20/2012 1:58:00 PM
    True love.....lovely poem Beatrice.Congratulations on your win!!! - oxox love Anne-Lise

  1. Date: 1/20/2012 11:49:00 AM
    Congratulations on your win Beatrice. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 1/20/2012 11:42:00 AM
    Yeah you were in true love when you wrote it....your last stanza alone tells that.An excellent poem on love.Congrats on your big win.

  1. Date: 1/20/2012 11:34:00 AM
    Sometimes words just can't express the reasons. Congrats on your win in the contest !!

  1. Date: 1/20/2012 9:46:00 AM
    congrats Beatrice on a wonderful winning entry filled with luv..

  1. Date: 1/18/2012 10:31:00 PM
    Very nice, Beatrice. And I bet your love with him goes on and on.