Fortune Comes in Many Shapes and Guises
|Music: Anima Mea Turbata Est Valde.
By Giovanni Palestrina.
Sequenced by John H. McCloskey, at Kunst der Fuge.
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|Fortune comes in many shapes and guises.
It is by choice what one might never choose.
For those who like to limit their surprises,
There's always less to gain and more to lose.
Years bring heartbreak one cannot refuse.
Even so, one's fortune is oneself.
Copyright by Nicholas Gordon