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Love Me The Way I Am

Updated on January 22, 2011
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Love Me The Way I Am

Love me for me,

Not for what you wish me to be,

Love me for who I am,

Tell me how you feel....

Be a man...

Why can't you see...

The goodness in me...

How can you be so blind?

To not see that this is me!

How can you try to change someone,

Who's destined to be?

How can you change the "I" in "me."

This is who I am...

Love me...

Or leave me...

That's just the way,

Things will be.

I don't try to change the "I" in "You."

So let me be me... Can you?

I see the beauty in those,

Who behold it....

I don't see it in you....

Someone stole it.

Too bad for you...

I'm stronger than you thought...

You can't manipulate this mind...

To conform it, to the way you want.

This is me....

This is who I am,

Love me, for me....

The way I was born to be...

And I'll love you for you....

Even if you don't want me too...

Quit trying to change something that you have no control of....

And I'll be the one that you will fall inlove,

Closing chapter of insecurities....

Opening a new one with possibilities....

All I ask from you...

Is to love me for me....

And in return...

Together we will be.

Just love me for me....

Love me for the way that I am....

Written by: Jlono

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      Cassandra Mantis 4 years ago from UK and Nerujenia

      Thanks for the reply, Rena. I hope that sun is shining for you today. I love your hubs!

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      Cassandra Mantis 4 years ago from UK and Nerujenia

      Not so much a cry from the heart, but a simply-put request to the guy to see the woman as she wants to be seen... as herself. Not some aspiration to be toyed with. Or changed in some way. Keeping on the right side of our man is a balancing act. I think the reasonable tone and honest way of putting things really works with this hub. A gentle but polite appeal to someone's good nature.

      The line "Tell me how you feel" proves it is a genuine open invitation to see sense...getting the person's input shows the poet cares about her subject. :)

      Aaah, who said the art of good writing is dead? Not in this case here.

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      ROMANCER OF LIFE 4 years ago from Honolulu, Hawaii

      Thank you so much for the wonderful kind words. To be completely truthful, you bought tears to my eyes. It's always touching to hear such wonderful, positive, and beautiful feedback on your work. I greatly appreciate you. You are a wonderful writer and a wonderful person! I love and appreciate your work also. You are definitely the writer that keeps on giving! Hope you are having a wonderful and blessed day :)

      ~ Romancer~

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      epigramman 4 years ago

      .....just pure expressive lovely words here - no poetic BS - just the real deal and very direct with simple words but at the same it's an artful craft (you do) that so many writers/poets tend to overlook and in your capable hands it's an awesome thing to read. sending you warm wishes from lake erie time ontario canada 4:29pm

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      Demas W Jasper 5 years ago from Today's America and The World Beyond

      "Everyone wants to be needed, and needs to be wanted." (Demas w. Jasper) This poem expresses that well.

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      ROMANCER OF LIFE 5 years ago from Honolulu, Hawaii

      Thank you Rosemary50... I appreciate you stopping by :)

      Romancer

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      Rosemary Sadler 5 years ago from Hawkes Bay - NewZealand

      Love this poem, I found it while looking for a link in my latest.

      To love someone as they are warts and all is a love worth having

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      Mrs. J. B. 6 years ago from Southern California

      You are very welcome. Poetry is hard to write unless you have passion and this intense desire. You have those qualities ( which I lack ) Just read my one poem. LOL. I enjoy the way you draw the reader in.

      There is another great poet that I follow too. I think you would love to read them. There name is MFB111. You know I cannot tell if those should be one's or L's...

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      ROMANCER OF LIFE 6 years ago from Honolulu, Hawaii

      Thank you Mrs. J.B.! So happy you stopped by. God bless and thank you for the wonderful compliment.

      Romancer

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      Mrs. J. B. 6 years ago from Southern California

      This was so beautiful

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      ROMANCER OF LIFE 6 years ago from Honolulu, Hawaii

      Haha I love your hub name "Cracknutcase!" Lol. Thank you for stopping by. How please I am that you liked it. Change is a good thing....but like you said. If your the one making the changes.

      Thank you!

      Romancer

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      Cracknutcase 6 years ago from India,bangalore

      Your poem definitely struck a cord with me... Everybody must be accepted for who they are... Change is good but not when its about you changing urself...

      Truly inspiring poem :)

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      ROMANCER OF LIFE 6 years ago from Honolulu, Hawaii

      @ richtwf - That is definitely true. Love someone for the way they are, or let them be. Thanks for stopping by again!

      God bless!

      Romancer

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      richtwf 6 years ago

      So true to love someone for who they are and not to change them - That is to love someone.

      God bless.

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      ROMANCER OF LIFE 6 years ago from Honolulu, Hawaii

      Haha your so funny.

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      Mazhar Shah 6 years ago from Islamabad

      I thought you are singing to emnam.. love the way you lie..:P