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My Darling…
I get afraid at times. I fret that I might love you too much and you might not love me enough. Regardless, I am facing my fears. They are about my past and not about you. With all the love I am capable my heart is open to you.

From the song “Living of Love” by The Avett Brothers
8085402-special-red-heart-on-layers-of-gold-heartsYour heart
says not again;
What kind
of mess
have you
got me in;
But when
the feelings
It can lift
you up a
and take
you anywhere.

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My Darling…
I am frequently filled with love more so than ever before. I care so much it scares me. It’s unimaginable now to even consider going on without you. So when I’m afraid I will push myself through my fear by believing in you and our dreams.

Canadian author, journalist and editor Merle Shain
5033861891_b2a1e776fbLoving can
cost a lot
but not loving
always costs more,
and those who
fear to love
often find that
want of love
is an emptiness
that robs
the joy
from life.

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My Dear…
Can you love me as much as I love you? Can you express your emotions freely? Don’t be afraid! Every loving thought uttered or shown will come back to you multiplied. The more you open yourself to me, the more open to you I become.

19th Century English Romantic poet Elizabeth Barrett Browning
love handHow do I love thee?
Let me count the ways.
I love thee
to the depth
and breadth
and height
My soul can reach…
I love thee freely…
I love thee purely…
I love thee
with the breath,
Smiles, tears,
of all my life!

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I love…
…feeling romance in my heart again. It has touched me deeply with its sparkle of hope. Come what may I am grateful to know I still have the ability to fall in love. Thank you for showing me how.

From “Falling In Love Again’ by Alek House
writing-love-edit1I’d crept into the deepest darkest place,
Where life and love no longer saw my face.
My heart was cold, my very soul was dead.
My only solace, memories in my head.
You came to me and caught me unaware,
And unprepared, I fell into your lair.
I struggled as you crawled into my mind,
Afraid of what your loving me might find.
And as I stayed resistant to your touch
You never turned away, instead t’was such
an oh so gentle nudging at my soul
that woke me with your ever sweet cajole.

First Posted on May 24, 2012 

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I woke this morning with you feeling content and grateful. Never before have I felt more happy. It does not matter to me that the odds are against us making it. I don’t care what others think or say. I love you with all I am.

From the 1992 movie “The Cutting Edge”
22Don’t say
we’re not
right for
each other
the way
I see it,
we might
not be
right for
anyone else.

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My Love…
You’re the woman I dreamed of but doubted actually existed. Now you’re here and we’ve fallen deeply in love. I could have settled for less, but my heart kept saying, “Don’t! She’ll find you. Give her time”. I’m glad I listened.

From the song “I Knew I Loved You” by Savage Garden
detalles-para-recuperar-a-tu-hombreEDITI knew
I loved you
I met you;
I think
I dreamed
you into life.
I knew
I loved you
before I
met you;
I have
all my life.

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…gives me hope. I know the one my heart will find peace with is out there; maybe a stranger or someone I already know. Some way, some how, some day, some where, you and I will be together.

From “Love, Stargirl” by American novelist Jerry Spinelli
2256066 EditYou be you
and I’ll be me…
and let’s trust
the future
to tomorrow.
Let the stars
keep track of us.
Let us ride
our own orbits
and trust that
they will meet.
May our reunion
be not a finding
but a sweet
of destinies!

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