How can I explain how you make me feel?

Where do I start?

Heart beating, thudding, beating, pounding – dum dum dum. Catch it please before it escapes my chest

I feel so warm, rather at peace

I breathe in love, lust, passion, memories, fantasies

I breathe out a sigh of relief knowing it is real

When I reach out my hand, I know you will be there to hold it

When I cry my eyes out, I know you will be there to hold me

You help me, you encourage me, you educate me

If you know I can do it, I know I can do it, I doubt you not

We dance, we laugh, we have a ball

You are my teacher, my lover and my best friend, my hero

You are on my mind at the best of times, but you give me the breathing room I need to grow

You give me light and sustenance, you brought me back to life

You showed me that love was not just a temporary, euphoric feeling

You taught me to slow down and stay grounded

You never use my downfalls against me

Your smile makes me smile, your laugh makes me laugh

You let me be the funny one

You have one big secret

You gave me independence to become the person I wanted to be, but you were there if I needed a little push

I look back with fondness in my heart at the times we have shared together and feel excitement to know we have many more adventures ahead of us

I am a better person because of you, but I let me do it for myself

I simply cannot put into words how you make me feel. The only thing I am certain of is that

I love you

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  1. There is nothing more beautiful than love expressed from a soul bared. I like to think when someone gives voice to such heartfelt truth, as you have jus done, it makes the world that little bit brighter and better.
    Thank you Sara.

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  2. That is simply wonderful, Sara. You are both so lucky to be in each other’s life. Please enjoy and cherish it as long and as fully as you can. Such sweet, sweet emotion!

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      1. Funny coincidence: my son was really into garden gnomes for a number of years. We had a couple around the house. Cute little boogers.

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    1. I feel it was a little all over the place, but I just can’t get my feelings straight and I discover new ones all the time. I don’t think this is a bad thing though, they always turn out to be good and it is kind of exciting. ๐Ÿ™‚

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  3. Reblogged this on The Reluctant Poet and commented:
    Sara of sarainlalaland has created something that almost all of us have tried to express to our Beloved. We try to put into words how the person we love makes us feel and almost always come up short of being able to do the task justice.

    Please don’t miss Sara’s “How Can I Explain How You Make Me Feel”. Perhaps this might inspire you to take a go at putting into words how your Beloved makes you feel??

    Please check out Sara’s site and also give your friends and followers a chance to read this wonderful piece by sharing it.

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