I Love You Means More

I Love You Means More

A Poem by BlakPrince

you see love, you'll know


'I love you' means more than a phrase;

it's a dedicated attitude

demonstrated through nights and days,

reciprocated in gratitude.

'I love You' means common concerns

shared in compassion, care and trust,

whilst it is vital that one learns:

a cheating heart drives true love to crash.

'I love you' goes beyond sentiments

expressed only once in a while;

it sees ugliness in resentments

and beauty in a forgiving smile.

The joy uplifts, the soul is the source,

truth is the key, the heart is the core,

the bond is the gift, love is the force

the eyes will see. 'I love you' means more.

© 2018 BlakPrince

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Love is often taken so lightly, and carelessly. I believe love is a verb, and includes taking care in ones actions and words. I absolutely agree with the way you have described it, and I really liked the language you use.

My favorite lines are
“it sees ugliness in resentments
and beauty in a forgiving smile.”.
They remind me of 1 Chorinthians 13, especially verse 6.

I really enjoyed reading it!

Posted 9 Months Ago

One can say I love you in so many forms, we just have to hear!
You are my new favourite poet sir :)
Keep up the wonderful work :D

Posted 9 Months Ago

I love you does mean more than just a few words,
it is making room in your heart for some one,
it is giving kindness without expecting anything in return.
It is the joy of sharing your happiness and your hopes and dreams with some one!

Posted 9 Months Ago

I have no words.....my voice is in my awe!! Well done!

Posted 9 Months Ago

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It's a pretty powerful phrase, but people use it so casually nowadays. Though I found the rhythm of the poem quite distracting in the first two stanzas, the last two compensated for it. It conveys a nice message. Good writing!

Posted 9 Months Ago

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Added on January 21, 2018
Last Updated on January 21, 2018
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I am originally from the Ivory Coast, West Africa. I am Christian.I speak, write, read French and English. French is my first language. Just as God changed Abram to Abraham, and Sara to Sahara, I felt.. more..