Parts and a Whole
I love you because you revived a part of me I thought long dead.
The part that freely gives and completely trusts.
I love you because you brought out a part of me I thought would never come back.
The part that giggles unapologetically and playfully smiles.
I love you because you made a part of me feel safe.
The part that shudders in the quiet corners of my mind, filled with fear and pain.
I love you because you showed a part of me that your eyes are the only mirror I need.
The part that cries when I look at my body and compare myself to what I think I should be.
I love you because you showed a part of me that emotion isn't weakness.
The part of me that hates itself for it being able to hide.
I love you because you breathed new life into all these parts.
Into a whole worth loving.
Happy Valentine's Day,