I have loved you as the ocean does,
Kissing sands in endless waves,
Warmed by the light of your love,
Gentle breezes urging me to you.
I have loved you as the forest does,
In silence pregnant with life,
Tap roots burrowed deep inside,
Giving strength to withstand all.
I have loved you as the air does,
Softly ruffling your tangled hair,
Cooling you on long, hot nights,
Warming you in deepest cold.
I have loved you as the fire does,
Burning bright in darkest times,
Shedding light on secret passions,
Guiding wandering feet on the path to me.
I have loved you as a woman does,
Perfectly filled with imperfections,
With passion and desire, joy, and pain,
With all that makes me who I am.
Yes, I have loved you in every way,
Though at times it's caused me pain,
I know that I have hurt you too,
But that love, it yet remains.