I love you because regardless of how hard the world is
You continue to love
And continue to breathe the air as a child does,
With wonder, hope, and joy.
I love you because seeing a rainbow makes you excited
And you tell me it’s the most beautiful rainbow you’ve ever seen,
No matter how many times we see a rainbow.
I love you because you have never seen a shooting star
And you make me promise to show you one, one day.
I love you because you are allergic to dogs
Yet love my dog.
No matter how cold, you walk me to the bus stop.
And I love you because when things hurt me,
they hurt you too.