That's Why



Your smile brings joy to my heart.
Bonding so tight that death couldn't break us apart. Loving each other more than the world itself.
So, nothing could come between us including bad health. Whenever you hurt, I feel the same pain.
Wiping your tears in a hurry at the same time wishing it would rain.
Throughout all the cloudy days you continue to be my sunshine.
You complete me as a whole and give me a sane state of mind.
For my head you're the brain, for my heart you're the veins.
For my body you're the main arteries that my heart needs to maintain.
Without these things I cannot live.
That's why I cherish the love and support that you give. That's Why! That's why.
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Written on 2003

Submitted by Shannon.T.Vereen on January 13, 2023

Modified on April 25, 2023

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Quick analysis:

Scheme ABCCDEFCGH
Closest metre Iambic octameter
Characters 679
Words 135
Stanzas 1
Stanza Lengths 10

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6 Comments
  • Soulwriter
    So heartfelt. Thanks for sharing
    LikeReply1 year ago
  • dougb.19255
    Excellent description of love nearly completing. Nearly. Keep turning out your poems for us, OK?
    LikeReply1 year ago
  • dougb.19255
    One person is never ALL WE NEED. No one operates without split motives…except Jesus our Good Shepherd. Psalm 23 and Ezekiel 34.
    LikeReply1 year ago
  • dougb.19255
    Love’s main arteries. Great stuff…Wayne Blair
    LikeReply1 year ago
  • dougb.19255
    We are not “completed” by any person under the sun. Unwise to have such expectations of flesh, crossed purposes and fear of man, But loving the vulnerable, honest, direct and needy can become a worthy vocation. Read fifth chapter of First corinthians Letter from Paul. 
    LikeReply1 year ago
  • Teril
    You describe a wonderful way to love and be loved! I enjoyed your rhymes- they are unique and effective.
    LikeReply1 year ago

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