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To Love and Be Loved

by Aleeza 9 months ago in love poems · updated 9 months ago
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The Gift of the Heart

To Love and Be Loved
Photo by Kelly Sikkema on Unsplash

It is flattering to be desired.

It is comforting to be held.

It is a joy to be befriended.

It is fulfilling to be needed.


It is humbling to be trusted.

It is an honor to be preferred.

It is satisfying to be accompanied.

It is thrilling to be wanted.


To have all the above…


It is the sunset and the sunrise,

The north and the south.

It is the waves of the ocean,

The snow on the mountains.

It is the heat of the sun,

The cool light of the moon.


The gift of the heart:

To choose and be chosen.

To love and be loved.


A gift made most valuable

When given freely and liberally.

A gift made most meaningful

When the same has been given to you.

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Love to write. Love to connect. Love to learn. Love to observe. My writing is my bio. I am found in what I write, I am in the music that surrounds me, I am the reader in reflection.

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