How do I love thee?
Let me count the ways.
There are not enough stars in the sky
to count the ways I love you.
There are not enough grains of sand
on the shores of all the seas
to count the ways I love you.

From the moment I first saw you
I finally knew the true meaning of love.
As the years have passed
that perfect love has become more perfect.

Each day begins with a prayer for you.
Each night ends with a thought of you.

I live for your smile;
I long daily for your hug.

I see my life, my love,
pass through you to your son,

then through your life
to everyone you meet,
the thousands of children of the world,
the thousands of women of the world.
You are a gentle warrior
armed only with wisdom, courage, and love,
fighting the battle for the rights of those
who cannot fight for themselves,
who should be cherished and loved
like I cherish and love you.