Of Love – Mary Oliver

  I have fallen in love more times than one, thank the Lord. Sometimes it was lasting whether active or inactive. Sometimes it was all but ephemeral, maybe only an afternoon, but not less real for that. They stay in my mind, these beautiful people or anyway beautiful people to me, of which there are so many. You, and you and you, whom I had the fortune to meet, or maybe missed. Love, love, love, it was the core of my life, from which, of course, comes the word for the heart. And, oh, have I mentioned that some of…

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