Joy Requires One to Be Awake

Music: Fugue in C# Minor.
By Dimitri Shostakovich. Sequenced by J. Marques.

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Joy requires one to be awake,
Adjusting the heart's ambience to bright.
Some prefer the dark, as is their right,
On grounds of agony, and to forsake
Not only bliss, but all that's blessed by light.




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