Tag Archives: Care

SONNETS FROM THE PORTUGUESE – XLIII

How do I love you? Let me count how I do. I love you deeply, so highly, with a certainty, as my soul blindly extends, when with you our existence touches and we make eternity.

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MELODY

Like a knife in a fruit Causes a sliding harm, Her melodies sweet lute Splits hearts that in calm Tender harm transmute. — An iridescent slowing In arpeggios, in chords, Dives, sharp and cunning, To the weakness of hoards, Our … Continue reading

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THE KEEPER OF FLOCKS – VI – II

Thinking of God is to disobey the Lord, Because God intended that we do not even know each other. That is why he does not show to us … Let us be simple and calm, Like the streams and the … Continue reading

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SORRY FOR BEING ME

The damage and joy is already done! Sweet majesty, who in the glorious sun resides, Hold us true within your fullest bounty so reality can dawn. Within your heart, when we together find rhythm, And within your touch is a … Continue reading

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FRAGMENTS OF HER WORDS

The lost fragments of her words Find ways to speak beyond time Moving those who see and hear Towards their searching souls. In hearing and seeing without, Within becomes a turmoil in the Unknown pull towards something, Found only in … Continue reading

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