Sweet Love Poem

We always say we love someone so much, but is that enough? We look after a car well, or we don't. We look after a baby well, or we don't. We look after ourselves well, or we don't. Why then, do we only love someone much, instead of well?

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I Love You Well

© more by Aaron Stone

Published by Family Friend Poems May 2020 with permission of the Author.

I wish not to love you much,
Only to love you well.
Much is but a quantity,
but well proves quality.

I wish not to love you much,
Only to love you well.
In sickness, in anger
In love, tears, and health.

I wish not to love you much,
Only to love you well.
May our days be filled with experiences
And end in each other's arms.

I wish not to love you much,
Only to love you well.
Wishes can only take you so far.
It's doing something well that lets us win.

So for that purpose,
I wish not to love you much,
And all the way to then from now,
I only wish to love you well.

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ABOUT THE POET:

What can I say about myself? Many paths I have travelled, with many more to pass. My poetry is an extension of myself - a thought, a feeling, an expression of interest, a pain, a smile. All I want out of this life is to make my family proud, and to let others know that they aren't alone in their dark times. Others have gone through it, and...

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