Shawn, I love you

Today like I always do,

Like as unto a little bunny.

Your hair is fluffy,

Your ears are cute,

And when you’re a nut,

I call you Honey.

Shawn, I love you today like Nacho

Loves Encarnacion.

I’ll crunch toast with you,

Write you love songs too

And everything you love

Are my favorite things too.

And when we’re together

And you’re on your phone

I slap it and say with grace,

“Come to my quarters for toast and Get that phone outta my face!!”

Shawn, I love you today

Like a snowpocalypse

Or like a zombie apocalypse

Or like an enormous

Pair of lips.

Though they seem really different

And juxtaposed, I love

That you love me for wanting

To make them all rhyme

And then including a word like juxtaposed which can only, at best, have a near rhyme like,

Decomposed.

Shawn, I love you like

A hundred years

And like an hour.

I love you with dinners

And poems and flowers.

I love you with much

And I love you with little,

(And as an aside, I’m glad our kids are learning to whittle),

I love you with weakness

And I love you with strength,

I love you with depth

And I’ll love you at length.

I love you today and I’ll love you tomorrow.

And I’ll love you in joy

and also in sorrow.

I love you when the skies are purple and blue

And I love you when the skies are pink and orange.

How cruelly beautiful is it to end this rhyming poem with a word like orange?

And a question?

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