because i love you

why do I stare into your eyes?

not with lust

not with desperation

but with a new found curiosity 

because i love you

why do i willingly let you scribe your name into my fragile skin?

not with pain

not with regret

but with trust that you will always be here

because i love you

why do i hold you tightly every hour of every day?

not to hurt you

not to be obsessive 

but to make sure you know i’m always here

because I love you

why so i scream at you to never leave me?

not to scare you

not to offend you

but to show how scared i am

because i love you

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