Fashion Finds No Favor in Your Heart

Music: Trio Sonata #5, Second Movement.
By J.S. Bach. Sequenced by Lloyd Thompkins.

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Fashion finds no favor in your heart,
Intimidated by a classic grace.
For life, to be worth living, is an art
That wears its inner beauty on its face,
Yielding little to its time and place.

There is a definition to your soul,
Hard-derived, not easily applied,
Remnant of a once-resplendent whole
Ebbed long ago with some receding tide,
Enduring as your taste, your truth, your guide.

Copyright by Nicholas Gordon

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