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10 Times

10 times I saw you smile,
in your shy and beautiful way,
10 times my heart melted
in an ice-cream sort of way.

10 times I plucked up courage
to tell you how I feel,
10 times you turned and smiled
and my head began to reel.

10 times I said “I love you!”
from the bottom of my heart,
10 times you said, “me too,
right from the start”.

10 times I thought of asking
you to marry me,
and 10 times the tumbling butterflies they,
they prevented me.

But 10 times it’s been a year
of happiness and love,
and 10 times I’m convinced
you’re sent from above.

So, 10 times over again,
if time would decree,
10 times I’d defy the butterflies
and ask you to marry me!
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Submitted by leol.15970 on May 12, 2021

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