I wouldn’t say how much I like your jokes, I would rather say how your face lights up a little when you see me laugh.
I wouldn’t say how quiet you are when the sun rises because you’re aware of my presence, I’d rather say how you respect my need and appreciation for peaceful mornings.
I wouldn’t say how warm your hand feels when you touch mine, I’d rather say how I see you try to hold back a goofy smile when you gently reach for my hand.
I wouldn’t say how much I treasure all the songs we dance to, I’d rather say how you always dance with me when I need it and it doesn’t matter that you think you always mess up a few steps because we’d laugh about it and I’d feel a little better.
I wouldn’t say how I like it when you listen to all my stories and say all the right things at the right times, I’d rather say how much you remember all of them and how much you know that there will always be more.
I wouldn’t say how much I appreciate your genuinely kind words or your straightforward opinions when you tell me what I need to hear, I’d rather say how much you accept and take note of my words as well.
If I were to write about you, I wouldn’t write about how you make me feel, I’d simply write about the way you just are.
If I were to write about you, I wouldn’t write about the things I like about you for if I were to write about you, I would write about...you.
A poem I've written months ago. My inspiration for this is a love so simple, so ideal, so genuine, yet is so rare