This Awesome Guy Proposed To His Girlfriend With A Super Cute Children’s Book He Hid In A Local Library

“There once was a gorilla that fell for a giraffe, she surprised him by how much she could make him laugh.” posted on

1. Paul Phillips recently teamed up with Nashville artist Yoni Limor to propose to his girlfriend, Erika.

2. Paul hid the book Limor helped him put together in a local library.

3. He then told Erika they needed to stop by real quick to return a book on the way to dinner.

Yoni Limor / Via imgur.com
Yoni Limor / Via imgur.com

There once was a gorilla
That fell for a giraffe.
She surprised him by how much
She could make him laugh.

Yoni Limor / Via imgur.com

The two, you see,
Were from different worlds
Their first date, so nervous,
He’d certainly hurl.

Yoni Limor / Via imgur.com

In spite of their differences,
It was love at first sight.
His feelings grew quickly,
His heart took to flight.

Yoni Limor / Via imgur.com

The gorilla, his life,
Unpolished and scattered
Now refined and focused
On those things that matter.

Yoni Limor / Via imgur.com

There were simply no words
For how lucky he’d gotten.
Without her by his side
Life would surely be rotten.

Yoni Limor / Via imgur.com

It’s hard to believe
Just how happy they were.
He could not imagine
Even one day without her

Yoni Limor / Via imgur.com

So he got on one knee
And uttered the plea:
“My dearest giraffe,
Will you marry me?”

Yoni Limor / Via imgur.com

He felt his heart beating
Right out of his chest.
He could do nothing but wait
And hope she’d say YES.

Yoni Limor / Via imgur.com

When she finally answered
He could not stop grinning
Because he knew, in his heart,
This was just The Beginning!

22. Of course, after something this adorable, Erika had to say yes.

Yoni Limor / Via imgur.com

23. Photographer Laura Ingram captured the magical moment for the couple and put the whole thing on Facebook.

24. Way to go Paul!

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