Passion's a Preliminary Pleasure

Music: 3-Part Invention.
By J.S. Bach. Performed by
John Sankey.

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Passion's a preliminary pleasure,
An introduction to the themes of love.
Some mistake it for the greater treasure,
Sustaining it by keeping on the move.
In beginning time and time again,
One makes oneself the centerpiece, and then
None can of one's heart the object prove.

Copyright by Nicholas Gordon




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