How do I love thee? Let me count the ways.
I love thee to the depth and breadth and height
My soul can reach, when feeling out of site
For the ends of being and ideal grace.
I love thee to the level of every day's
Most quiet need, by sun and candle-light.
I love thee freely, as men strive for right.
I love thee purely, as passion put to use
In my old griefs, and with my childhood's faith.
I love thee with a love I seemed to lose
With my lost saints. I love thee with the breath,
Smiles, tears, of all my life; and, if God choose,
I shall but love thee better after death.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
I love to receive flowers from my husband. The notion that he was thinking about me on his way home from work on a random day sends my heart pitter pattering! But the sad part about flowers is they don't last forever. I get to enjoy them for several days - a week if I am lucky - and then they are gone. Much like Elizabeth Barrett Browning's poem on everlasting love, jewelry too lasts forever. Perhaps jewelry is a metaphor for love? Am I reaching? Ha! Ha! Women often joke about "jewelry verses flowers" but I must say I have never thrown out a piece of dead jewelry! For Valentine's Day, the Forget Me Not Heart Rings far outweigh dying flowers. Let your sweetheart know that she is in your heart forever.
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