The Only Hope for Happiness

Music: Valse Frontenac.
Sequenced by Barry Taylor.

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Nicholas Gordon

The only hope for happiness
Has neither eyes nor ears.
Instead it sings a melody
Reason rarely hears,
The descant of its gratitude:
Yearning, love, and tears.

For it, all things are equable
In Being's golden light,
Vast as everything that is,
Embracing bloom and blight.

Copyright by Nicholas Gordon

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