Love Comes Unexpectedly

Music: Qui Passe: for My Ladye Nevell.
By William Byrd. Sequenced by Lory Werths.

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Love comes unexpectedly,
As though a melody
Came flooding into everyday,
Turning thought to dance.

It isn't sensuality,
Or plain good company,
Or beauty, or a fragrant spray
That brings one to romance;

But these and some sweet mystery,
A sensuous sanctity,
That makes a family out of play
And fate of wayward chance.

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