September 18, 2008

Asphodel, That Greeny Flower

It was the love of love,
the love that swallows up all else,
a grateful love,
a love of nature, of people,
  a love engendering
gentleness and goodness
that moved me
and that I saw in you.

-Selection from "Asphodel, That Greeny Flower," by William Carlos Williams

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