Marriage Is an Antidote for Time

Music: Moonlight Sonata: Adagio and Allegretto
By Ludwig von Beethoven. Ampico live recording by Ignaz Jan Paderewski at Kunst der Fuge.

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Marriage is an antidote for time
As two stop time by swearing not to change,
Resisting what makes every moment strange,
Removing what makes all alone and blind.
In time, of course, the lovers will succumb
As everything must change, including love,
Granting but the grace that in them moved,
Eternal, though in time an end must come.

Copyright by Nicholas Gordon


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