You say I love you

You say I love you

The first time

you said

I love you

it took

me awhile to

respond to you

because it meant

to me

I want life

filled by you

desired by you

kids to share

so when I said

I love you

to the first

person outside

of my family

it was to you

for you alone

only have I had

this thought

no one else

has had me

hesitate in reply

cause you are

my first true love

and the only one

worth the thought