For Annabelle, Valentine’s Day 2011

I never thought I’d find you, but I did
It wasn’t “in a kingdom by the sea.”
And yet I saw your beauty wasn’t hid
I can’t believe you stopped to look at me!
What’s “more than love?”  I wonder, is it real?
Do poets even know the human heart?
Who cares!  I only hope that you will feel
The meaning of these words that I  impart.
Dear Annabelle, you’re such a living doll
I want to be your friend, and maybe more
I’ll give you anything you want, at all
It’s not a bribe; it’s just that I adore
The thought of hearts together, yours and mine
I’d love it; will you be my Valentine?

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