There are Words

There are words out there that aren’t encircled in anatomically incorrect hearts and bright red fonts, words that you don’t have to pay millions for – just as there are days where saying “I love you” isn’t just a thing you do because Hallmark DEMANDS it! I know there are. I wish I had the sort of creative genius to catch them off the air and wrap them in gold tinted clouds to leave at your doorstep.

Would that I could put into words the way you make me feel with all the things that you are and do. I would tell you, in a greeting card sort of way, that you are “everything” and then be caught in a lie. You most definitely aren’t everything and THAT is what makes me fall in love with you over and over again.

I love you because you aren’t as annoying as a crying baby on an 18 hour flight. I love you because instead of publishing incriminating stories about me, you make poetry out of words as mundane as “nice”. I love you because you don’t treat me like a commodity, you make me feel like a beautiful, strong person with all the possibilities in the world available at my fingertips. I love you because you don’t let me believe that things are easy, you are realistic and even when things are difficult, you urge me to try. I love you because you don’t run away screaming everytime you see me, even if I’m dressed like Totoro and trying to scare the kids who come to play basketball. I love you for not owning a goddamn plane full of snakes because I would love those snakes more. (Yes, yes I would!)

But this is not romantic and the words that exist, they are out of my reach.

And so for right now, I hope the hearts say what I’m fumbling at.

Did my heart love

Happy Valentine’s Day, my love.

26 thoughts on “There are Words

  1. You know, the Boy is really lucky! Glad he makes you this happy and genuinely loves you like you deserve. This was a beautiful post!!!


  2. You said it all so well, simply, and sweetly! Your sincerity made your words a lovely bouquet of roses! It is a very soothing write which moved my heart within, and if it did not move the heart of the one you adore, his heart must be made of stone. You are a genuine treasure…Happy Valentines Day to you and I hope it was fill with so many wonderful pleasures…hugs and blessings to you my sister!


  3. Yes, there are words…and words like these are some of the best Valentine’s Day inspired words I’ve read in a long, long while. Spectacular πŸ™‚


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