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To Know You Cherish Me

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To Know You Cherish Me

The heartfelt words may choose to hide
from loving hearts that cast aside
unsuited phrases, that can't say
"I love you" in that special way.

I search, so hard, for words to use,
but find so few that do not lose
the meaning that should simply be
the truthful thought -- "You cherish me."

When nights are long, and you're not there,
I seek a word or phrase to share
the feeling deep inside of me
when I believe -- "You cherish me."

To find a loving word or phrase
that best describes the loving gaze
you give to me, and I to you,
is something difficult to do.

But, every day, I'll search and sort
for words to say what's in my heart.
and, through my eyes, I hope you'll see
the meaning of -- "You cherish me."

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  1. Date: 11/12/2012 6:54:00 AM

    Lovely poem, you are such a romantic, great job writing this, I love all your poems they have meaning and feeling. Refreshing

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    Date: 11/12/2012 7:11:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you very much. I will try to live up to your praise.....Jake
  1. Date: 11/11/2012 11:13:00 AM

    you have quite a talent with romantic lyrics!! Have you ever looked into writing for songs? I wish I had the know how on getting into such a business. thanks for your kind comment.

  1. Date: 11/7/2012 6:41:00 PM

    Let the words lead your way, when your thoughts ready to sway, the sweetened words that you may say, conversely yours would cherish her day - Really interesting poem Jake - Yanny

  1. Date: 11/7/2012 6:19:00 PM

    another very beautiful write John, love elizabeth