Forty-One

Music: Fugue in F# major.
By Dimitri Shostakovich. Sequenced by J. Marques
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Forty-one lingers in the moment,
Opening an oft-unopen door.
Revelation enters with the wind,
Telling him again what love is for,
Yet not without a twist of hidden torment.

One sometimes looks for content in contentment,
Never sure, of course, what one might find,
Even when the truth lies far from shore.

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