Lest Your Love Lie Undisclosed

Music: Fugue in F# major.
By Dimitri Shostakovich. Sequenced by J. Marques.

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Lest your love lie undisclosed,
Simply say what's in your heart,
With neither eloquence nor art,
Unafraid to be exposed.

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Some fear their love might be accepted,
Inspiring an expectation;
Others fear humiliation,
Too restrained to be rejected.

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Either way, you're sure to lose
By hiding what you know is true.
The love you feel is merely you
Rendered up to whom you choose.

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So say it, let your love be known,
And be more fully who you are!
The fear of pain ought never bar
The joy that else might be your own.

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