Thee.

How do I love thee?
Let me count the ways…
one:
with an ever-adoring gaze –
two:
in every despicable cliché –
three:
by every road down which you have mislead –
four:
with every syllable left unheard and unsaid –
five:
with every single ounce of me
besides the brain inside my head –

I love thee almost completely,
but not just quite;
my logical side won’t let me,
always see things right;
just know that I love thee,
when you ask these things;
know it’s true I feel for you deeply,
so deeply it starts to sting.

6 thoughts on “Thee.

  1. loricarlson66 says:

    wonderful! Sometimes I adore the rational side of me, other days abhor it… but it has saved me more than once… perhaps you too? great work!

    Liked by 1 person

  2. nofaithpoet says:

    Reblogged this on cornerofrain and commented:

    Yes.

    Liked by 1 person

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