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what does love look like?

What does love look like? Does anyone know? Like many things, subjective, intimate, it's all relative.  However, the forms of love are vast and wide.  I think each person needs or requires different types, forms, level and expression of love.  I suppose finding a good partner is finding the one person who knows what those are for you and themselves, and in that you both can contribute enough love to satisfy and help the relationship grow.

Some are talkers, show-ers, do-ers
others cry and sing and write poems
some barely say a word but provide financial security
what is love to you, is it purity?
Is it commitment, loyalty, faith and forgiveness
does it look anything like Freud or Adonis?
Is is letting go or holding on
is it knowing you might have picked the wrong one
for parent, child, spouse
either broken or together in a house
what says i love you more than i do?
what physical aspect reveal to you the truth
to want to give to sacrifice
what does love look like to you?

roses? diamonds? pearls?
creating a baby boy or girl?
helping someone fulfill their dreams
loving your body by eating your greens
is love jealous, absent, flirtatious and wild?
is love found best in the innocence of a child?
is it strong enough to say enough
or keep to themselves their diamond in the rough.
to shift to change to water and grow
whats selfless or careless to let it show?
What is love what does it taste like?
what does it wear or smell like?
How do i say i need to feel it
like its mine, no deal to keep it
I deserve to know what is real
and if I see if it is real
if u don't know what I love you means,
keep it to yourselves unless you see
i mean really see and know and feel
the intangible incredible unconditional zeal.

and oddly enough love isnt enough, when creating your life. Ive seen it all fail.  I've felt it fail, love is not enough.  but to love and be loved, now that is something incredible and to keep on doing that because you must, you have to because nothing life can throw you should every compromise your promise or contract that you love and will love until the end of time.  Where is that love? Will it ever be mine?
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