I wrote this poem for my boyfriend on Valentines day. He has changed my life a great deal and I wanted him to know the reasons that I love him, and how much he really means to me.

This poem originally was published in Love Poems

The Reasons I Love You
I love you because you make me happy
I love you because you make me feel safe and secure
I love your smile
I love the way you say my name
I love the look in your eyes when you tell me you love me
And how you laugh at me when I do something stupid, when others would put
me down.
I love the fact that when I'm around you I can be myself and not worry
about what you may think of me, because I know you love me for who I am.
No matter what my faults may be.
I love being able to wake up with you by my side... It makes my days
better
At night I love watching you sleep, hearing you take each breath, and
feeling your heart beat with the palm of my hand... reality hits that you
are not a dream YOU ARE MINE.
I love the way you wrap your arms around me and hold me really tight, like
there is no tomorrow
And I love the way I feel when your lips barely touch mine for a kiss, the
love and emotions that go through me at that moment are unexplainable.
I love your laugh
I love hearing your voice
I love that you get along with my family and friend, no matter how much
you dislike them, or who they are.
And hearing you tell me your stories, you could tell them to me a thousand
times, and I will never get tired of them, because they are a part of you.

But the main reason I love you is because.....

You are you!

FREE Things You Can Do With This Poem

  • Find more poems by this author at the Main site
Visitor Comments (from the Voting form)
  • Sarah
    this poem reminds me of me and my boyfriends relationship. expet for the feeling your heart beat and seeing you breathe (we dont live together)
  • Svetlana
    well, what am i to say? I LIKED IT. every time when i reread Ur poem feel about US (Me & MY husband too) thank U for Ur creation. it`s great
  • Stephanie
    This poem was not very complicated, but it really touched me when I read it, because it is straight from the heart. It reminded me of why love is worth sacrificing anything for. The author did an excellent job.
  • abhijit
    a feeling from inside which comes outautomatically ,,,,,its not artificial nor forced ,,it depicts trueness of love . excellent ,,,,one ca only express this way when he/she is him/her self in love .
  • darveyea
    this poem was so sweet it meant so much it made me think of my boyfriend and couragre me to write a poem about him thank you for a wonderful poem to read this really terffic.
  • Amanda
    I give this a perfect 10
  • natalie
    i think this poem is lovely because it shows in words what love is all about :)
  • erickson janz
    a very good poem that i never seen be4. if u dont know what is your feeling to your loves 1,u can make this poem as direction to guild u see clearly why u love your loves 1
  • Brittany
    I love this poem. it touched me deeply. I feel like this poem is an excellant birthday poem that i am going to give to my boyfriend. thanks for writing this poem so I could give it to my boyfriend. AWESOME JOB.
  • Lovely
    nice poem
  • Sindy
    This is one of the best poems I have ever read, it really touched me, because everything you said in it is so true. Thank you, that made my day.
  • kim
    this sounds like the same thing that i feel for my boyfriend i love him so much and i would do anything for him he is my dreams and it's hard to sleep knowing he's not by my side and i cry and i wounder is he going to leave me but i know it has to be somewhere in his heart saying he loves me and i love him the same to.
  • nic
    i liked this poem because it was real the words she was saying were all true.
  • dot
    wow thats so cute
  • Charlene
    that was so sweet is a lovely way 2 tell sum1 u love them
  • ruby
    this is a good poem. we need more online where we can send friend and all.
  • Lisa
    It's hard to find the right words to express how you feel about someone, and by reading your poem, it made me see that to express your feelings is easy. Those were the exact words I was thinking of when describing my feelings for my boyfriend. Thanks for sharing your poem!
  • kareen
    i realli enjoy the poem the words its just perfect keep it up
  • peaches
    i like the poem because i had a freiend ike that and it really touches me in a good way.
  • gemma
    I liked this poem because of many reasons it touched my heart
There are 26 Additional Visitor Comments (click to read them)
All Visitor Comments on this poem have been posted by people who wanted to let the author know the poem touched their hearts. If you would like to leave a comment of your own, please visit the main Passions in Poetry site at www.netpoets.com.