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One Love Remaining

Waiting On One Look

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Channeling Sappho
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hekibelle
Some say an army of horsemen
some say an army on foot
others say ships laden for war
are the fairest things on earth.

But I say the fairest thing
on this dark earth
is the face of the one you love.

Nor is it hard to understand:
love has humbled the hearts
of the proudest queens.

And I would rather see you now
stepping over my threshold
than any soldier greaved in gold
or any iron-beaked ship.


(Sappho, Fragment 16)

Only in my dreams, apparently.  It's been months; shouldn't this feeling have faded by now, even a little?

This is untenable.


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