"I don't need you to be perfect, nor do I expect you to always do things the way I think they should be done. I will always love you just the same."
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Love letter to you who drive me crazy with your incomprehensible madness.
My dear love,
As I sit here with a smile on my face and a coffee in hand (yes, one of those that sometimes spills on the counter), I can't help but think about all the wonderful imperfections we share. I've come to realize that every bit of our shared disarray, every little quirk of ours, is actually a stroke of paint on the canvas of our love.
I remember the first time I saw that tangle of cables under the TV, a veritable jungle of electricity that seemed to have a life of its own. My initial reaction was a sigh and an urge to organize it all. But now, whenever I see that entanglement, I can't help but smile at how our lives, somehow, found a way to intertwine as perfectly as those cables.
And let's talk about the shoes... those faithful companions that never seem to want to rest in the closet. At first, I stumbled over them and muttered under my breath. But now, each pair out of place tells me stories of the daily adventures you live, and I can only be thankful that every day you come back home, to me.
I don't need you to be perfect, nor do I expect you to always do things the way I think they should be done. I will always love you just the same, because you've taught my heart that true beauty lies in shared flaws and the laughter that comes from embracing each little chaos. After all, isn't that what love is? A beautiful mess that we choose day after day.
So yes, my love, I will continue to find your socks in the most unexpected places, and I will surely keep finding crumbs in the kitchen after you make your infamous toasts. But instead of a sigh, each of these things will remind me of how lucky I am to share my life with someone as wonderfully imperfect as you.
Thank you for being my favorite adventure, for being the beautiful disorder in my orderly life, and for every moment of genuine love that springs up spontaneously amidst our little daily chaos. I love you, not for the things you do right or wrong, but for every moment you are simply you.
With all my love (and a bit of toast crumb),
© Shoshan, 11/09/2023
Responding in Verse
In our daily disarray, my love,
where order seems to stray,
I find you, my guiding star above,
the calm that steals me away.
Coffee on the table, scent of you,
laughter the air has caught,
your mess, my universe in view,
where my heart has docked.
Plates and dreams, the kitchen's witness,
to your cooking ballet,
each stain, a cozy fortress,
of a love that’s here to stay.
In corners, your essence,
in nooks, my devotion,
our home, sheer presence,
of a love, deep as the ocean.
I cherish every grain of you,
every step that’s out of time,
in your flaws, my joy found anew,
in your laughter, my sublime.
This poem, my voice so true,
speaks in rhymes of tender lore,
in every chaos, me and you,
are one, forevermore.
By your side, with each new day,
in the clutter, my cause,
your love is my way,
and you, my perfect applause.
So in these short verses,
I give you my heart, my light,
in our world, diverse as verses,
where I'll always return each night.