If my lover were a comet
Hung in air,
I would braid my leaping body
In his hair.
Yea, if they buried him ten leagues
Beneath the loam,
My fingers they would learn to dig
And I’d plunge home!
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|2012||Thompson and Seaman Vows, African Union Church||Marilyn Nelson|
|2012||The Dance||Wendell Berry|
|2003||A Journey||Nikki Giovanni|
|1 Corinthians 13:4–7|
|1914||[Again and again, even though we know love’s landscape]||Rainer Maria Rilke|
|1924||[Do you still remember: falling stars]||Rainer Maria Rilke|
|1942||Tin Wedding Whistle||Ogden Nash|