How Do You Measure Love

How do you measure love
       The length and breadth of it
       The depth of it
              by the spoonful,
              by the tears in the ocean,
              by the scars on my face?

How do you weigh my heart
       The width and height of it
       The depth of it
              by the promises made,
              by the blood flowing,
              by its ruby colour?

How do you know my soul
       The volume and the weight
       The depth of it
              by the sacrifices made,
              by the dragons slayed,
              by the songs in your honour?

How do you measure
              a gift freely given,
              a treasure all yours,
              a miracle just for you?

Why would you want to?




© Sybille Sterk
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How Do You Measure Love

Sybille Sterk

Cambridge, United Kingdom

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Just wondering…

Slight edit as I’d posted an earlier copy with the same line in twice….


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