Even as You Sacrifice Yourself

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Excidentis Foliae.
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Even as you sacrifice yourself,
In love with love and gratified to give,
Dancing 'cross the ancient inner gulf
Athwart the plain on which each soul must live,
Long-borne burdens lighten into prayer,
Acts of worship meant as acts of care,
Done freely out of gratitude and grace,
Hard - yes, hard - and far more than your share,
And still a gift no pleasure can replace.

Copyright by Nicholas Gordon

Audio and Video Music: Excidentis Foliae. By Damiano Baldoni. Performed by Damiano Baldoni
at the Free Music Archive under an Attribution license.



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