The Way I Love You

November 8, 2009
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You don’t need to perfect.
You don’t need to be the one
Who is always helping people
Get the job done.

You don’t need to be a supermodel
For me to notice you.
You just need to be the guy
I know is true.

You don’t have to buy presents
To give me on certain holidays.
A simple “I Love You”
Is all you need to say.

You don’t need to act tough
When I know you’re about to cry.
And I will be there to wipe the tears
As they fall from your eye.

You don’t have to hold my hand
As we walk through the mall.
I just need to know that
You’re giving our love your all.

You don’t need to write me a song
Or make me prom queen.
I just need to know if
I appear when you dream.

You don’t need to change your hair
So you look more than cool.
I would stand up for you
When you’re picked on at school

So please, dear
You don’t need to be a star
Because I love you
Just the way you are.

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Lonleydandy said...
Jan. 18, 2010 at 7:25 am
AWWWW...super cute!
pyropoet said...
Dec. 2, 2009 at 1:29 pm
This is great! I just wanna say that I'm right there with ya - people shouldn't change themselves just to make sure that others love them - they just need to be themselves and hope for the best. :)
>AKA< This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. replied...
Dec. 2, 2009 at 4:02 pm
Thanks! I really like that you understood what i was saying. Thank you.
pyropoet replied...
Dec. 3, 2009 at 12:14 pm
No problem! You've got an amazing talent for expressing your views on something that's important to you - keep it up!
BTW - if you're interested, you can check out some of my works, too :) I really appreciate any and all comments on them.
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