BecauseILoveYou Scholarship Slam

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To you, I gave the world, Yet to I, you saw no such need. Under the worst of circumstances, we met, I, being a mess bent on self-destruction, and you, a loner. To you, I gave you my world,
To you, I gave the world, Yet to I, you saw no such need. Under the worst of circumstances, we met, I, being a mess bent on self-destruction, and you, a loner. To you, I gave you my world,
Growing up, she played with rag dolls alone in her room, with no one to talk to.   As she grew up she was confused and scared. Her mother told her love was a commitment, but she saw it as a submission.
Because I love you My insecurities do not compare to yours  I try to validate my thoughts and learn not to speak my mind You have control over my life Because I love you
You are so special to meYou have always been in my mindCan’t seem to get it outGot to say, you’re one of a kind You’re so stunningly beautifulYou make me want to drop deadSuch an amazing smile you haveI can’t get it out of my head You’re so specia
Men will always want to be the one in control. Yet they do not comprehend the difference of being in control, and being cotrolled. Coming from the perspective of a female These men make us feel as if we are in jail.
dearest little one, the first time I laughed after being sad for so long, I jumped. I had forgotten what that sounded like, where
All I am is afraid. But in your grateful silence I read a note of understanding as if somehow you know my coward's heart is yet capable of great things. And in the deepening twilight
Because I love you, You should love me Or at least that’s how I thought it would be I love you deeply without thought or worry Not even you can sway me However hard you push I do not budge
I want those late nights at sonic where a milkshake and conspiracy theories is all we need I want to sit on my front porch at three in the morning, trying not to laugh too loud because my mom is sleeping 
because i love you, i see ultraviolet whenever i close my eyes. i see my shadow, my reflection in the mirror, and i am no longer afraid.   because i love you, i look at the world and i feel safe,
Because I love you, I will kiss you goodbye Every time you leave for work Go to the store
Because I love you, I let you into my heart I let you feel every beat, pluck the strings like a harp   I told you my secrets Every thought, desire, pain, dream, all that I have has become yours.  
Sometimes Love isn't what we think it might be.   Sometimes Love isn't found where we Think it is.   Sometimes Love  is found within rather than   without.
It's the little things,  Like the way you make me blossom, As if it were spring time. The way you look at me from afar,  Like I'm the only thing in the room. The way words just roll off your tongue,
Because I Love You… I find your annoying fake accents cute. I respect your privacy, even though at times I want to be like those crazy obsessed girlfriends and hack your phone.
If possible  I want to survive on your exhales breathe in your anxieties your adrenaline and sobs.  I want to be your morning coffee making each sunrise a little easier
A healthy relationship? Is one of trust You cannot let your past define your present You cannot assume that because you were hurt once before, that it will happen again To trust is to be open with someone
The way I hold you tight The way I kiss your lips They way I make you happy Is because I love you The way you grab my hand The way you tell your friends The way you share to the world
Because she loves him, she puts on a game. Usually its Mario Kart. The two know that she sucks at it, she is absolutely horrific.  But to poke his already fragile bubble with questions: "What happened?" "Are you okay?" 
Because I love you, is it my job to drive you home after a night at the bar? Because I love you, is it my responsibility to put a roof over your head every time you come back?
From once my heart began to wake, I saw blindly; from the beauty of her body, to the facets of her face. My own pitiful woes began to fade, yet something else was amiss, amide the shades.
A healthy relationship.. These three words should not seem foreign And as young girl who has heard her share of what love is the possibility has my heart soaring.
It’s a long way down from where we begin. Knocking on heaven’s door. The words you said yesterday came at me full force. “Maybe if we both admit our faults, we can move on.” I am a laugh away from crying.I seek for love inside of us and come out e
People being together is an odd thing, stranger in a digitized environment/in-between Facebook messages, Twitter retweets   and Instagram hearts/ and sometimes an email or two, but never  
Love's perception of life and death means nothing,  Our concious - what we call thought is the firing of neurolgical impulses; Nihilism is the perception of all being and all knowing, 
The idea that our time is equally valuable The thought that my feelings are not malleable Me before you tell any lies Us when you're making a choice Life when you lose yourself Love when you need my help
Because I love you,  the tides of chaos which awash the world cruise over your beautifying figure, finding every hidden invasive drop with rigor, hoping I can stop the waves that trigger. Because I love you,
In a room full of people, your eyes are what meets mine, A flutter in my heart, A fleeting glance between us two, We walk on over and meet in between,
I wanted to do everything with her, for her, My best/worst friend, Jess. I thought she would do them for me too.   “Let’s go to the movies (so my mom won’t know I’m going out with Danny).”
You wanted to take my on adventures  Why? "Because I love you"  You wanted to make my life exciting  Why? "Because I love you" You said I needed to relax and I could trust you Why?
Because I love you I will understand that change is the only permanence this life grants and I will not fear for what the future holds for us  I will understand that empathy is the greatest gift that I could give to you
  I notice him. I see her. I greet him. I say “Hi” to her. He smiles at me. She beams happily. I cook for him. I clean for her.
In the morning bliss, I feel the unescapable touch of the morning sun. As I lay in bed I am struck by the fact that I am alone. No not physically, but emotionally. You are here with me but
because i love you we play in the rain because i love you we play fetch the game because i love you we cuddle all night Lilly dog you are my light
Oh, how did I find a man like you You bring out the best in me, Filling my heart with glee Never doubting my ability To accomplish what can’t be accomplished, Never leaving my side just like you promised.
Like every story,ours had a start but,it never seemed to have an end. Our beginning was nothing but amazing. Our conversations turned from minutes into hours,we couldn't get enough of each other.
Because I love you I see only you  I crave your affection and no other attention  Because I love you  Theres no me without you I live life through you
A heart so sincere and a Love without fear all those with ears ought to hear   Love can wait  it is the only thing that can create   Love is kind it is never unrefined   
Because I love you, I drive myself insane. The world, once black and white, suddenly grey. They wonder why suddenly my inhabitions have been changed, new but see, the world is different, because I love you  
When I fall in love I want it to be free, I don't want it to cost me a thing.  I hope when I fall in love it feels like a summer breeze, I pray that I fall in love with a love
Because I love you, I will hide my pain. I will act as if I am completely sane Because I love you, I'll give you a kiss and a hug, But the hole in my chest will open with just one little tug.
See, the funny thing about having minor asthma Is that you're not quite at risk for dangerous asthma attacks But there are still those moments that take your breath away And leave you struggling to regain what you lost
  In the halls id see you and those beautiful blue eyes. Who knew my love for you would rise, little did I know you were the definition of controlling and depression in disguise.
I hold your hand, When you need me, And when you don't, Because I love you.   I kiss your lips, When you smile, And when you frown, Because I love you.   I hug you tight,
Because I love you I see the sparkle In Your Eyes When You Talk About Things You Love Because I love you I  accept you
Because of you,I plan to staythrough every joythrough every crythrough every turn.Because of you,I know the words,"I'm here for you."  
Relationships Such a touchy word; Made are many misconceptions Anytime it is heard Most associate it With love between two sexes With lust between two sexes So I will explain it:
Because I love you.... I won't betray, and I won't delay to say everything that a woman should say.   Because I love you, I will let you know,  the person you are and the person I know
Love you because I.  You love I because.   I love you because.
Love is not: Shredding vocal cords To make a half-baked Argument you concocted From shifty assumptions.   Or wilted roses that Smell like your mother’s Credit card and the back seat
Tonight, my son, I always wished to see, A woman with you, dressed a wife to-be. My breaths decided could be so, yet, Peace I have, not’ve meeting her my regret.
Because I love you, I'll text you first at the end of a bad day when I need your comfort and your love   Because I love you, I hope you'll do the same   Because I love you,
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Because I love you, I'll gently push you to become the best you I know you can be/ Because I love you, I'll inspire you to search for that Agape love you need by loving you unconditionally/
“Mine body lovest thee,” thou screamest. Ringing in mine head: “ ‘Tis doubt,” methinks.   Reflect! Reflect! Look at thyself;
She stands in the hall Eyes low and self-conscious Hidden As if afraid to stare at the sun.   The other sits on the grass Eyes bright and aware Radiant
Love, I been on boths sides.   Love, I been both chained and free.   Love, It’s unconditional.
Because I love you, I'll see it through  It will always be true  Because I love you, I wanna make you laugh and then I know it'll last  Because I love you, I don't want to fight
It’s when I’m drinking coffee, I love coffee by the way, And I’m laughing just cause, You said something funny yesterday.   It’s when I wait to watch a show,
What Is Love?
Once upon a time the choice words of "Because I love you" sent me soaring into this giddy state of euphoric acceptance that lead to trust whomever said the words blindly like a newly born babe.
I am flaws. I am a badly written love poem. I am an inability to finish what I start. I am not-so-clandestine worries that I'm neglecting you, or that I'm holding onto you too tightly,
I had never known love until I’d felt yours. Maybe it's because you can sense my slightest shiver in the brisk, autumn air. Maybe it's because you subconsciously smile when you listen to me talk.
Are you hungry? 
Because I love you, I used to wait up until I knew you were safe Because I love you, I would give you time to breathe Free souls require the wind in their hair, and I made sure to not block you from your destiny
Be you sick or sad or just mad at me Every time, I’ll stay and you’ll ask at me “Could you tell me why you don’t go away?” And I give the same answer every day
Because I love you I wrote your name on the walls of my heart, opened the door, and welcomed you in. I didnt wear my heart on my sleeve, I gave it to you willingly. 
When you loved me, We ruled the world. A king and his queen, Our love was unfurled.   But I was no queen; I was your slave. I was too friendly, Not what you would crave.  
A healthy relationship. What is "healthy"? Saying I love you when you get off the phone? A good night and good morning text? A like on instagram? A tagged picture?
Because I love you I can distinguish the smell of your fart from somebody else’s in a room full of people. I will happily endure yet another miasmic episode like the one at the Christmas party
To love and care: is to be there when the times are rough, is to stare the bullies square in the eye and say "enough", is to be aware of the hurt and the pain... and all that sadder stuff,
“What is it like to be in love?”   “Well, when you’re in love, you think about that person all the time; they are your
I once loved before. I Remeber what it felt like It felt like the world was great for a moment The times we kissed under the stars; Laughed at the movies and shows we watched
  I know when you miss me so; Your dimples show when you smile As you hug me—hold me close.   I know the secrets of your skin; Every gasp and shudder, and wince From the scars kept deep within.
Love is trust. Love is tingles from your head to toes. Love is distracting. Love is infuriating. Love is Love.
My head on your shoulder Your fingers in my hand Naked hearts Broken parts For one another to see   My tears on your cheeks Your sorrows on my shoulders Standing together
i never knew love it was a language foreign to me everyone around me who spoke it was in distraught and hurt from it love wasn’t a language i wanted
Perhaps this is not truly how love is. Perhaps, in some distant universe, Love is a more gentle thing. There, I would not have to promise you everything.
It's the way your hair falls in your face Because you refuse to get it cut And the glimmer in your eyes Every morning when we wake up It's the little things that make you perfect
a time when things were bleak, when they sky was grayer, and the sun more dim. a time when you were drowning and a time where i was lost  
Because I love you, we looked at the moon together. Because I love you, There is one bammy left for you Because I love you, The earth shifted Because I love you, The sugar in my tea is just right.
I love you because you are my world. I love you because your smile makes me laugh. I love you even when you cry I love you when you're angry I love you because you are you.
Lovers fall, lose it all             Silver tear waterfall. Glassy eyes, breaking cries             Disheartening goodbyes. Red skin, wary grin            Fatal flaw, mortal sin.
Because I love you I will let you go I know you only treat me this way because you need time to grow
To my best friend who likes to call others perfect, but cannot see her own worth.   To my bestfriend who is always willing to listen, but then turns almost everything back to her.  
I have never written a poem. But for you, I would write a symphony, because you make my heart sing. But for you, I would write a mystery, because you confuse me, yet I always figure you out.
Love. What does it mean? An affection, feeling, action, words? It can be more, it can be less. Love can be simple; it can be complicated. But it doesn't have to be what you get.
I am embraced By his warm caress He holds me in his arms And kisses my head He gives me respect I give him love We are in eternal bliss For we have found each other And we know
  How lost has “us” become. Slowly, the water of our youth melts between the stones, Causing our early whispers to disperse with tempered fits,
My parents are the true example of what a healthy relationship should be. In my eyes. They do not define the 'perfect relationship,' What truly makes them a healthy couple
Although it may seem normal He is not the man you knew He has changed since the beginnning  He beat you black and blue   Not only physically, but mentally too You both have grown apart
"Love" is a word full of more than compassion, More than okay's, And an empty mansion. It is more than the vow that we take, Or the promises we break.    It is the words that we say,
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