This is my love letter

What must I do to prove my love?
If I started sending you flowers,
Would you understand,
Understand like Victorian gentlemen once did,
Understand it as a language of love?   

If I sent you an agapanthus,
Would you understand?
Would you know it meant
I was signaling my intent,
That this was a love letter?

If I sent you some asters,
Would you understand?     
Would you know they meant
That I would be patient with you,
And with all your fears?       

If I sent you some bellflowers,
Would you understand?      
Would you know they meant
How truly grateful I am,
To have you and your love?

If I sent you some basil and aloe,
Would you understand?
Would you know they meant
How I hate your moods and,
How they cause me grief?

If I sent you bluebells and columbines,
Would you understand?
Would you know they meant
That if your moods are constant,
That you will avoid desertion?

If I sent you a cactus,
Would you understand?
Would you know it meant
How strong and ardent,
My love is for you?

If I sent you some cosmos,
Would you understand?
Would you know they meant
How I wished for us to have, 
Joy in love and life?

If I sent you some daffodils,
Would you understand?
Would you know they meant
How I am looking forward,
To our new beginnings?

If I sent you some fennel and ginger,
Would you understand?
Would you know they meant
I was sending you the strength,
That you need in this lonely time?

If I sent you some gentians,
Would you understand?
Would you know they meant
That you need to remember, 
Your own intrinsic worth?

If I sent you some goldenrods,
Would you understand?
Would you know they meant
That I was sending you the careful encouragement,
That you need right now?

If I sent you some hawthorn and hazel,
Would you understand?
Would you know they meant
How I hope for the two of us,
To be reconciled one day?

If I sent you some ivy,
Would you understand?
Would you know it meant
I was telling you that,
You have my fidelity still?

If I sent you some jonquils,
Would you understand?
Would you know they meant
Oh, just how much, 
I still desire you my love?

If I sent you some larkspurs,
Would you understand?
Would you know they meant
How much I longed for you,
To find your lightness again?

And finally, if I sent you mullein and myrtle,
Would you understand?
Would you know they meant
It will be okay, to take courage,
And all of my love?

Do you now understand,
That this is my love letter to you?
For it is indeed my love letter,
To you, for you,
Be strong my love.
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