A Song Unsung

Impetuous, my lately love, am I

in letting love this fragile frame imbibe;

your sapphire eyes are water to these dry

and burning bones. I wish I could inscribe

your name upon my heart eternally,

but nay, ’tis not to be. You? I? My dear,

the love I wish for us can never be–

love? Nay, nay, but mere passion…fierce, I fear.

Dear one, may I yet stay, and love thee true,

with kindness, care, and groaning heart? Though strung

like harp strings, heart aflame, my song to you

shall be restrained, with few notes ever sung.

Unbridled though my yearning ever be,

I shall but love and let thy heart by free.

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