You can love other in many different ways...I love my female friends as well, but I do „love“ them.
No I did not see that love poem, but I think he loves her as a close friend and not the same way he loves Ali.
"Lots of us have a brush with mortality, it was an arresting experience. I won’t dwell in it or on it. I don’t want to name it. But these songs have that impetus behind them and it would feel dishonest not to admit the turbulence I was feeling at the time of writing."
- Bono, 2017 on his brush with mortality in 2016
did you know
The Edge has 45 guitars which he takes on the road.