Adelaide

Music: Prelude Op 28 No 4.
By Frederic Chopin.
Sequenced by Paul Cantrell at the Free Music Archive
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Adelaide is gracious to a fault,
Desiring harmony more than she does desire.
Each disagreement threatens to turn dire.
Likes and dislikes never leave the vault.
A child of war becomes adept at peace.
Intuitively she skirts the hidden mines,
Determined not to cross long-vanished lines,
Eluding rage long after rage has ceased.

Copyright by Nicholas Gordon





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