Happy Second Anniversary

Music: The Well-tempered Clavier, Book 1,
Prelude and Fugue in C Major.
By J. S. Bach. Performed by John Sankey at Kunst der Fuge.

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Happy second anniversary!
A time when marriage seems to settle in,
Perhaps no more remarkable than sunlight,
Perhaps no longer noticed more than trees.
Years lie ahead like roads that go cross country.
Songs of love now nestle safe within.
Even dreams are fast asleep by midnight,
Cradled in the heart like unshelled peas.
On such sweet silence let there now shine moonlight,
Neither shuttered out nor breaking in,
Descending like familiar ecstasy.

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