Love deeply, strongly, bravely
And it can be a lovely thing
Don’t ask for much in return
The joy is rather in giving.
Love humbly, proudly, kindly
So that you can let it go
So that loneliness isn’t bitter
If there comes such a tomorrow.
Love quietly, patiently, honestly
And maybe you’ll remember it well
Don’t claim it to be too great
That only time can tell.